Susan Haugh Belwin. Submitted photos
Introduction of Bison at Belwin at Warden’s House Museum June 2

The Washington County Historical Society is excited to announce that Susan Haugh, Program Manager of Belwin Conservancy, will be at the Warden’s House Museum on Thursday June 2nd at 6pm to talk about the introduction of Bison at Belwin.

Susan notes that, “I moved to Minnesota for love and was blown away by Belwin Conservancy’s beauty and dedication to healthy ecologies. At Belwin, I bring my passion for arts and culture together with my love of nature to support the health of the planet for generations to come.”

“I can’t even describe how incorporating bison BISON


have enhanced the landscape here. The quality and maturation of our prairie has been improved by 4x. The balance and abundance of insects, wildlife, wildflowers and grasses here is second to none in the country. Simultaneously, our management energy and costs have plummeted. All thanks to the bison.” – Justin Sykora, Land Manager, Belwin Conservancy The event is open to the public and is free. Contact Julianne at the Warden’s House Museum at 651-439-5956 for more information or visit the website at

About the Washington County Historical Society Founded in 1934, the Washington County Historical Society is a donor-supported, nonprofit organization with more than 750 individual, family, and business members. WCHS is supported by individual gifts, memberships, earned income, and foundation grants.

May 25, 2022