Walter J. Breckenridge

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Walter J. Breckenridge Chapter House

Walter J. Breckenridge Chapter House

President - Steven H. Schaust

Vice President - Larry Kennebeck

Secretary - Open

Treasurer - John Fraley

Membership Secretary - Mary Ellen Vetter

State Director - Richard Brown

Conservation Issues Chair - Richard Brown

Environmental Ed. Chair - Richard Brown

Save Our Streams Chair - Bill Barton

Outdoor Ethics Chair - Steve Schaust

Sustainability Education Chair - Richard Brown

Scholarship Program Chair - Jim Arnold

Newsletter Editor - Barbara Franklin

Rental Chairmen - Tim Johnson
115 75th Ave. N
Brooklyn Park, MN 55444

Chapter Webmaster - Barbara Franklin

Chapter Mailing Address:
Walter J. Breckenridge Chapter
8816 West River Rd.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55444 

Dues: Individual $71.50, Family $99, Student $43

Meetings:  4th Tuesday, 7:30 PM, 8816 W. River Road, Brooklyn Park


  • Monitor Blue Bird Trail (12 houses) in Oxbow Park of Champlin since 1980
  • Wetland preservation in Champlin and Brooklyn Park, and the state of Minnesota
  • Annual Pancake Breakfast fundraiser
  • Monthly educational meetings
  • Create statements and write letters to various government agencies for protection of our natural heritage and environmental concerns
  • Conservation scholarship program, awarding 4 $500 scholarships each year
  • Own and maintain Chapter House on 4½ acres of natural property
  • Own and maintain a 27 acre island in the Mississippi River (behind the chapter house)
  • Involved in Oak Savannah preservation
  • Involved in the preservation and protection of Minnesota's North Woods and the BWCAW
  • Chapter field trips
  • Partnerships with Kids for Saving the Earth
  • Partnership with Mississippi National River and Recreation Area
  • Work toward a chapter membership goal of 200

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Chapter Established: 1934
Date of last review or update: 9/21/2018