Go To Search
Click to Home
Site Tools
Find Us On:
Apple Valley
7100 147th St. W.
Apple Valley, MN 55124
Ph: (952) 953-2500
Natural Resources
Natural Resources, a division of the Public Works Department, is comprised of three major areas of responsibility: forestry, water resources, and erosion control. Working together with other city divisions, Natural Resources assists with policies, management, and preservation of the city’s trees, landscapes, lakes, and ponds.

Erosion Control


Water Resources
Clean Water Legacy Logo

News - View All
Soils may be Frozen, but Hope is Not Lost to Provide Erosion and Sediment Control Protection
Many erosion and sediment control practices, like silt fence, require trenching, which is harder and more expensive to do in the winter. But some practices, like rock or mulch berms don’t require trenching. Follow the link to learn more… Read on...
Free Gardening Workshops
We’re skipping winter and jumping to spring! Landscaping for Clean Water workshops in Dakota County start in February when the snow blower is broken and the plow dumps a foot of snow on the end of your driveway. Follow the link to learn more… Read on...

Jessica Schaum
Natural Resources Coordinator

7100 W. 147 Street
Apple Valley, MN 55124

Ph: (952) 953-2461
Fx: (952) 953-2407

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Info Advanced