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Continued: Some trees are removed from a south metro park, but for a good reason

  • Article by: DAVID PETERSON , Star Tribune
  • Last update: November 8, 2013 - 10:54 PM

“We were inadvertently helping it along,” Allen said, “by mowing the slope each year to help make it a better sliding hill once the snow arrived. Once we knew what it was, we needed to take steps to preserve rare plants.”

Grants for the projects were secured by Savage and the Scott County Watershed Management Organization, Barnett said.

Efforts by Savage, Scott County and other agencies to enhance the Credit River and other natural resources are outlined in the city’s Storm Water Resource Management Plan, available for viewing at


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