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First flood funds go to Chester project

Before photo (L) shows severe bank failure near two homes above Chester Creek. After, shows emergency bank stabilization using a technique called 'soil nailing'. View more soil nailing photos on our Facebook page. Get updates about future distribution of funds on our Flood 2012 webpage.

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Share a winter pick-me-up!

photo of our new Forests In Focus gift cards

Check out our new Forests in Focus Notecards and Posters, made with local images and stories. Paired with a native tree and shrub sale Gift Certificate, these provide a truly creative way to nurture long-lived friendships, human and otherwise! View Tree Cards and Gifts That Grow Order Form.

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New culverts for Amity grant are in

New culverts under the Amity Creek Trail will stop erosion into the creek and stabilize the trail for year-round recreation. Read more about this collaboration of agencies and the large GLRI restoration grant behind it.

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Early-bird Tree Order Forms

If you like to ponder spring planting through winter's many dark hours, the 2013 Native Tree & Shrub Order Form is available, along with new photos and descriptions. This is your chance to order early for the best selection of stock.

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Knife River wins $293,ooo grant

Congratulations to the Knife River and all its friends! Lake County SWCD just received a big Great Lakes Commission grant to work with many partners (including us) on sediment reduction projects. Details on our Knife River webpage.

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