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7100 147th St. W.
Apple Valley, MN 55124
Ph: (952) 953-2500

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Posted on: August 26, 2014

Learn About the City's Application for Coverage Under the 2013 Reissuance of the NPDES MS4 Permit

As part of the reissuance of the of the NPDES MS4 General Permit in 2013, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is accepting comments from the public on the City of Apple Valley's Application and SWPPP Document... Read on...

View the Public Notice and Learn How to Comment...
Posted on: July 25, 2014

Do Your Kids Like Ladybugs?

The Lost Ladybug Project offers an opportunity for families to engage in meaningful citizen science while doing something they love - looking for ladybugs!

More on the Lost Ladybug Project...
Posted on: August 27, 2014

Are You Trying to Find an Inexpensive Way to Reduce Erosion From Your Construction Site?

Stabilization is required on certain construction sites in areas where construction activity has ceased. Stabilization involves covering exposed soils. Extra tarps, wood chips from clearing and grubbing operations, and... Read on...

Erosion and Sediment Control Examples...
Posted on: August 20, 2014

Blue Thumb - Planting for Clean Water Will be at the State Fair

Blue Thumb can answer your questions on native gardens, raingardens, and native plant shoreline stabilizations at the Minnesota State Fair. Blue Thumb will be located in the water section of the Eco Experience. Visit www... Read on...

Learn More About The Eco Experience at The Fair...
Posted on: August 13, 2014

Could Less Lawn Mean Less Watering for Your Yard?

August tends to be hot and dry in Minnesota, and hot dry weather brings back our old enemy, the lawn sprinkler. For those who are looking to reduce their water bill and are tired of lugging around hoses, switching unused... Read on...

Try Out the Minnesota DNR Plant Finder...
Posted on: August 6, 2014

Diseased Tree Cost Sharing Available

Cost Sharing is available to assist homeowners with the cost of removal for diseased elm and red oak trees affected by dutch elm disease and oak wilt. Call 952-953-2461 to have your tree inspected. City staff must confirm... Read on...

Cost Share Program Details...