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A look inside Sigurd Olson’s writing shack

The Minnesota DNR offers a quick tour of beloved conservationist writer Sigurd Olson’s ‘writing shack’.

From the Minnesota DNR, a look inside the ‘writing shack’ of Minnesota author and conservationist Sigurd Olson:

Renowned conservationist and author Sigurd Olson wrote his books while ensconced in a small garage behind his house. This short video, narrated by Listening Point Foundation executive director Alanna Dore, gives you a glimpse inside the ‘writing shack.’ To read a Minnesota Conservation Volunteer commentary about the writing shack and Olson’s “Listening Point,” go to