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Apple Valley, MN 55124
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Posted on: April 16, 2014

We All Live in a Watershed

What is a watershed you ask? A watershed is the area of land that drains to a particular lake, stream, or wetland, and connects us to a waterbody, even though we may not live on one.

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Posted on: April 9, 2014

Prepare Your Site for Spring Runoff

Warmer weather is just around the corner. Are you getting ready to finish an outdoor project you started last year? Perhaps you are installing an in-ground pool or finishing a house addition. Did you apply for your... Read on...

Erosion and Sediment Control Examples...
Posted on: March 26, 2014

Avoid Pruning Oaks and Elms April Through October

Oaks and Elms are more susceptible to Oak Wilt and Dutch Elm Disease during the growing season. Pruning makes wounds on trees that attract insects that spread disease causing fungi from tree to tree.

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Posted on: March 8, 2014

Arbor Day Tree and Shrub Sale

The City of Apple Valley is sponsoring a Tree and Shrub Sale for Apple Valley residents in recognition of Arbor Day. Trees and shrubs are available on a pre-ordered and pre-paid basis. All trees and shrubs are bare root... Read on...

Posted on: March 19, 2014

Are Vehicle Tracking BMPs in Place and Functioning on Your Construction Site?

Make sure vehicle tracking best management practices (BMPs) are in place on your site before the spring thaw starts. Frost melts from the ground surface down, leaving a waterlogged muddy mess on most construction sites. ... Read on...

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Posted on: February 28, 2014

We Want to Hear From You

Mark your calendars: an opportunity to comment on the City's Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program will be provided at the Home and Garden Show on April 5. The City will also be taking comments through its website and the US Mail.

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Posted on: March 5, 2014

Consider Applying for a Water Quality Improvement Grant in 2014

Financial and technical assistance may be available to help with raingarden and native plant buffer installation. Funds are limited, so enquire early.

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