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Apple Valley, MN 55124
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Posted on: March 8, 2017

The Home and Garden Expo is One of Many Opportunities to Comment on the City's Stormwater Plan

The City of Apple Valley will be accepting comments on its Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program (SWPPP) through May 1st. A copy will be available for viewing and comments at the City of Apple Valley Natural Resources Booth at the Home and Garden Expo o...Read on...

More About SWPPP Review Opportunities...
Posted on: February 27, 2017

Thinking Spring? Annual Tree and Shrub Sale – Begins Feb 27!

Residents can purchase up to 3 trees and 8 shrubs per property at wholesale prices. The City encourages planting a diversity of species due to Emerald Ash Borer and other future pests or diseases. Trees and shrubs are pre-ordered and available for pick up...Read on...

Tree and Shrub Sale Order form
Posted on: January 11, 2017

Free Gardening Workshops

Landscaping for Clean Water workshops are being offered by Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District this winter and spring.  The free Introductory Workshop provides an overview of water quality challenges in Dakota County and how native...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Read About Some of the New Varieties of Trees and Shrubs on Offer for This Year’s Tree & Shrub Sale

We’re changing things up.  In an effort to increase canopy diversity for disease and climate resilience, we’re embarking on a program of periodically changing the tree and shrub varieties we will be offering.  While w...

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More About Apple Valley's Forestry Program...
Posted on: March 1, 2017

Troubleshooting Tips for Construction Site Entrances and Trackout Controls

Required temporary construction entrances that act as trackout controls to reduce mud and other debris carried onto streets from equipment tires can present maintenance challenges, especially in the spring when the frost begins to come out of the ground. ...

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More About Trackout Controls...
Posted on: March 15, 2017

Did You Know that Certain Types of Tree Removal Projects Require a Permit from the City?

A Natural Resources Management Permit (NRMP) is required if you will be removing 10% or more of the significant trees on your property.  What is a significant tree?  A significant tree is a healthy, nonhazardous tree that is six inches o...

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Learn More About the NRMP Here…
Posted on: January 25, 2017

Alimagnet Lake Aerator is On for the Season - Watch for Areas of Thin Ice and Open Water

Aerators create an area of open water and thin ice on lakes.  Ice thickness can be very unpredictable and lots of variation exists on local lakes.  Always use caution when deciding to walk or otherwise travel on the ice.Read on...

More About Winter Lake Aeration...
Posted on: January 20, 2017

Beware of Thin Ice and Open Water: Farquar Lake Aerator is On for the Season

Aerators create an area of open water and thin ice on lakes.  Ice thickness can be very unpredictable and lots of variation exists on local lakes.  Always use caution when deciding to walk or otherwise travel on the ice.Read on...

More About Winter Lake Aeration...
Posted on: March 6, 2017

Accepting Input on SWPPP

We Want to Hear From You
The City will be accepting input from the public on its SWPPP per the requirements of its permit.  Use this email to provide comment on the Apple Valley Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program from March 8, 2017, through May ...Read on...