Audubon Center of the North Woods

Audubon Center of the North Woods

The Audubon Center of the North Woods, on Grindstone Lake near Sandstone, Minnesota, is a non-profit residential environmental learning center, wildlife rehabilitation facility, and conference/retreat facility.

Located about convert|5|mi|km west of Sandstone, the Audubon Center provides environmental education about the various renewable energy systems that it uses, including geothermal heating and cooling (ground source heat pumps), wind generators, biodiesel-powered vehicles which run on used vegetable oil, and grid-connected solar arrays. The convert|535|acre|km2|sing=on sanctuary includes over convert|7|mi|km of hiking and cross-country ski trails through a variety of habitats, such as old-growth red and white pines, hardwood forests, restored wetlands and prairies.

External links

* [ Audubon Center website]

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