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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: July 23, 2014

Inspect Erosion and Sediment Controls After Every ½” Rain

There was a lot of rain during the first part of the summer. Have you been inspecting your erosion and sediment control as often as you need to? Construction projects that disturb an acre or more are required to inspect... Read on...

Top 5 Permit Violations for State Permitted Sites
Posted on: July 16, 2014

Does Your Tree Have Oak Wilt or Dutch Elm Disease?

Yellowing and wilting leaves can be a sign of Dutch Elm Disease; browning and dying leaves can be a sign of Oak Wilt. Many trees will start showing symptoms of Dutch Elm Disease or Oak Wilt at this time of year. Contact... Read on...

Learn More About Tree Diseases Here...
Posted on: July 9, 2014

Milkweeds for Monarchs

What is the number one thing you can do in Minnesota to support Monarch Butterfly populations? Plant native milkweeds. Milkweeds are the only plant that Monarch Caterpillars eat. We have no Monarchs without milkweeds. We... Read on...

Learn More About the Decline in Monarch Butterf...
Posted on: July 3, 2014

Are Geese Giving You Grief?

Consider installing a native plant shoreline stabilization to reduce the impact of geese on your shoreline. Geese avoid areas where vegetation is taller than them. They prefer to have clear sight lines because they fear... Read on...

See it From a Goose's Perspective...
Posted on: June 18, 2014

Are You Worried About the Health of Your Tree?

Tree inspectors are available to help you diagnose the problem. You can send in photos, bring in a cutting, or schedule an appointment to have someone come out and take a look. Call 952-953-2400 to have your tree looked at... Read on...

Learn More About Apple Valley Forestry ...