St. Louis County Board Approves Sax-Zim Land Exchange

August 12, 2014

By John Myers | August 12, 2014 | Duluth News Tribune

Floodwood – The St. Louis County Board on Tuesday gave final, unanimous approval to its part in a major land exchange that will establish the largest private wetland mitigation bank in the nation.

The deal, in the works for more than a year, will see the county trade about 6,095 acres of county-managed, tax-forfeited land in the Sax-Zim Bog area for 3,118 acres of former Potlatch forestland in other areas of the county.

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