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Posted on: May 22, 2015

Buy It Where You Burn It - Don't Move Firewood

Sure, all of us enjoy a good campfire, but you can end up spreading tree diseases to new areas if you bring your firewood with you. Pests like emerald ash borer and insects that carry Dutch elm disease and oak wilt can... Read on...

Learn About Minnesota Firewood Requirements...
Posted on: May 13, 2015

The Top 5 Uses for Leftover Buckthorn

Now that you've done all the hard work to remove buckthorn, you may be wondering what to do with all the leftover brush. Here are the top 5 disposal options:

5) Build a fort. OK, not the most practical for... Read on...

Learn How to Remove Buckthorn...
Posted on: May 6, 2015

Can That New Tree You Planted Help You Catch More Walleye This Weekend?

It might seem like a strange idea that the fish in your favorite lake can benefit from something you do in your yard, but the connection of your yard to the local lake is real. Water and pollutants that runoff your property... Read on...

See What Happens When We Plant More Trees...
Posted on: May 1, 2015

Happy Arbor Month!

May is Arbor Month in Minnesota. The Minnesota DNR has chosen "Plant Strong; Live Long" as the theme for Arbor Month 2015 and encourages Minnesotans to learn proper tree planting and maintenance.

Learn Best Practices for Tree Planting and Care...
Posted on: April 29, 2015

Have You Inspected Your Erosion and Sediment Control This Week?

Projects disturbing an acre or more of land, and smaller projects occurring within a development that disturb an acre or more of land are required to perform weekly erosion and sediment control inspections and keep... Read on...

Learn About Permit Requirements Here...