Kern Heritage Center was founded by Melanie Kern in 2014.  Located near Nowthen, Minnesota, it consists of fifty five acres of conservation easement.

The purpose of the Center is:

  • To  preserve the co-existence of native and historic species which exist at the Center.
  • To offer access to the Center for educational, spiritual, and artistic purposes.
  • To promote activities that are nourished by the special quality of the Center, as well as those that enhance this environment.