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Posted on: May 18, 2016

We All Like Monarchs and Hummingbirds; Have You Created an Oasis in Your Yard to Lure Them In?

"If you build it they will come." Most people associate that phrase with a popular '80's film about baseball, but conservationists live by the same principal. If you create habitat, the critters you’re hoping to view will come. This concept isn't limit...Read on...

More About Gardening with Native Plants...
Posted on: May 6, 2016

Remember to Inspect Construction Site Erosion and Sediment Controls After Every Half Inch of Rain

Projects requiring a State NPDES Construction Permit are required to inspect erosion and sediment controls once a week and after every 1/2 inch of rain. Regular maintenance is required to protect water quality in local waterbodies.Read on...

Learn About the NPDES Construction Permit...
Posted on: May 25, 2016

Burn It Where You Buy It

There are lots of tree diseases and pests out there. Some of the most harmful ones are small insects or are spread by small insects that bore under the bark of a tree. These problem insects generally don't fly very far from the trees they grow up in - m...Read on...

Minnesota Firewood Information...
Posted on: May 1, 2016

Happy Arbor Month!

Get your daily dose of trees. Trees do so much for us, including improving our health. Follow the link to learn more.

How Trees Improve Health...
Posted on: January 22, 2016

Emerald Ash Borer Detected in Apple Valley

In response to the recent infestation in Apple Valley, residents are encouraged to watch ash trees for symptoms. EAB is one of America’s most destructive tree pests. Its larvae kill ash trees by tunneling into the wood and disrupting the flow of the tre...Read on...

Posted on: March 1, 2016

Online Ordering is Now Open for RAM Rain Barrel and Compost Bin Sales

Check out the RAM website for details on this great sale...

Rain Barrel and Compost Bin Sale Info...