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Ken Simons, planning coordinator for the Office of Open Space Planning, speaks about the 1972 acquisition of 3,000 acres of land to protect unique systems such as flood plains, ground water tables, recreation, amenities, or pleasing vistas to offset development. A corridor of open space is the plan for the acquisition of land along Rice Creek area in Ramsey County.

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