The Wabana Trust lands comprise over 50 acres of pristine forest land and nearly a mile of shoreline in the Mississippi River headwaters of northern Minnesota.

The Wabana Lake Trust

Forest & Lakeshore Stewardship as a Family Legacy

You can help preserve and enhance fish and wildlife habitat

William L. Downing (Bill) died on July 21, 2015. We miss him greatly. Please see information on his life, memorials, and memorial service at this link.

Our Family and Our History

Our mission is forest, wildlife & fish habitat conservation

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The High Cost of Preservation

How You Can Help Preserve Nature

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Our family has owned this land since 1906.

We believe that families have a role to play in conservation.