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MN-Shaped Forests
MN-Shaped Forests
You see a lot of weird and interesting stuff on Google Earth and Google Street View. Things like weird shapes or symbols, or even a passenger jet that appeared to be at the bottom of a Minnesota Lake are among them. While some of those images are creepy or raise questions, this is just cool.
Minnesota Power Partners with City and Hartley Nature Center to Plant 100 Trees in Hartley Park
Minnesota Power Partners with City and Hartley Nature Center to Plant 100 Trees in Hartley Park
Hartley Park is significant to the region.  It's not only beautiful but it is rich in history and full of diverse habitats.  In order to preserve all it has to offer, Minnesota Power's Rajala Woods Initiative, the City of Duluth, and Hartley Nature Center have joined forces to plant a significant number of trees.
May Brush Drop Off Site Schedule for Park Point Residents
May Brush Drop Off Site Schedule for Park Point Residents
My husband and I have a wood burner so we are very conscious of where we can get the wood we burn.  We found that there are certain counties in Wisconsin that won't allow the transport of wood across county lines due to gypsy moths and the emerald ash borer beetle.  There was an emergency quarantine on Park Point last year that prompted the City to open a brush drop off site for Park Point reside
Emerald Ash Borer Emergency Quarantine On Park Point; Brush Drop Off Site Issued
Emerald Ash Borer Emergency Quarantine On Park Point; Brush Drop Off Site Issued
My husband and I have a wood burner so we are very conscious of where we can get the wood we burn.  We found that there are certain counties in Wisconsin that won't allow the transport of wood across county lines due to gypsy moths and the emerald ash borer beetle.  Now an emergency quarantine is in effect until February for our Park Point.
Bio-Control May Be Used In The City of Superior To Control The Spread Of Emerald Ash Borer
Bio-Control May Be Used In The City of Superior To Control The Spread Of Emerald Ash Borer
My husband and I have a wood burner so we are very conscious of where we get the wood we burn.  We found that there are certain counties in Wisconsin that won't allow the transport of wood across county lines due to gypsy moths and the Emerald Ash Borer beetle.  The City of Superior is surveying the situation and considering a release of a bio-control agent.
Heartwarming Holiday Gesture
Heartwarming Holiday Gesture
I grew up on County Road 3 in Wrenshall.  Technically I lived on what I called the border, because the kids on the other side of the street went to Carlton and I went to Wrenshall.  It was cool to have friends in both schools.  I was only about two miles from the Chub Lake Tree Farm, it didn't appear until after I had moved to Duluth.
Homeowners: Be Smart, Use Common Sense When Cutting Trees or Branches Around Electrical Wires
Homeowners: Be Smart, Use Common Sense When Cutting Trees or Branches Around Electrical Wires
People are starting to prepare their homes and yards for the fall and winter months.  Bringing in planters, covering flower beds with tarps and cutting trees and branches that could become a nuisance. I know their mode of thinking, "do it now before the snow flies".  There are more and more accidents happening at home involving tree branches and electrical wires, use caution and check ou

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