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Out of the Ashes | 1900-1940's

Never before seen historic footage brings to life the beginnings of conservation in Minnesota. Discover why Minnesota was at the forefront of conservation in the United States and the key role that women play. Through historic stills, footage and interviews see what happens to the Mississippi River as the population of the Twin Cities explodes.

Ernest Oberholtzer, Photo courtesy of Ernest Oberholtzer Foundation

Wolves. Photo by Richard Hamilton Smith
Graphic animations help viewers imagine the results of one man's plan to flood the boundary waters region. Then, get to know the fascinating character who helps to save the region from destruction. In the series most ambitious historic re-creation, find out which prominent Minnesota conservationist begins his career promoting the destruction of wolves.


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