Organizations and Resources

WOLSFELD WOODS is one of more than 130 Scientific and Natural Areas (SNA) in Minnesota designated by the DNR for protection of rare species of plants and animals, geological features, and natural communities.

Freinds of Wolsfeld Woods (FOWW) helps the DNR in its mission by preserving this land for future generations. For more information about SNAs and the Big Woods, visit the DNR Web site at
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources .

FOWW supports, through annual membership dues:

Medina Preservation

Orono Elementary School Field Trips

Trail Assistance

Environmental Awareness

West Hennepin Historical

Western Hennepin County Pioneers Association
Western Hennepin County Pioneers Association

Other Web sites with information about birds and animals and wildlife, you may want to visit include:

To learn more about birds in our area and to find photos of birds to watch for in Wolsfeld Woods, go to