Austin #10

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President - Mark Owens
1104 Third St NW
Austin, MN 55912

1st Vice President - Merlene Stiles

2nd Vice President - Jim Stiles

Secretary - Matt Freechack

Treasurer - Pete Mattson

Membership Dues Recipient - Barb Owens

Environmental Education Chair - Terry Dorsey

Save Our Streams Chair - Larry Dolphin

Conservation Issues Chair - Merlene Stiles

Newsletter Editor - Matt Freechack

Media Outreach Chair - Dave Cole

Webmaster/Facebook - Dave Cole

State Director - Bill Buckley

Mail all correspondence to:
Austin Chapter 10
24069 547th Ave.
Austin, MN 55912-5622

Dues: $70 Individual $95 Family
Meetings: 1st Monday, 7:00 PM, IWLA Cabin, Todd Park

Mill Pond Planting

Austin Chapter members plant an area around the Mill Pond with native seeds and plants.


  • Purchase land for wildlife habitat
  • Environmental camp scholarships - Eagle Bluff Learning Center/Hormel Nature Center
  • Rain gardens, native plantings and water quality improvement projects
  • Purple Martin Project
  • Save Our Streams/ Adopt a River
  • Educational support in environmental programs through schools and Hormel Nature Center
  • Assist DNR in restoring wildlife areas
  • Steak Cookouts and Hog Roast Fund Raisers
  • Support statewide efforts by supplying strong leadership to the Executive Committee, State Board of Directors, Issues Committee, 90th Anniversary Committee
  • Involvement in county environmental policies/ Austin Vision 2020 Water Group
  • Provide volunteers for the Watershed Summits (formerly Wetlands Summit) and other statewide activities
  • Maintain Mower County Fair Game & Fish Building

Chapter Established:  January 1924
Date of last review or updated:9/21/2018