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Cold temps and EAB, summary of winter lows for 3 MN sitesBy Eli Sagor, University of Minnesota Extension A few weeks ago the local and national media ran a number of hopeful stories about the effect of this year’s deep cold... Read More »
52nd Annual Minnesota Shade Tree Short Course March 18-19, 2014 Bethel University, Arden Hills   Register Online Now   The 2014 Minnesota Shade Tree Short Course: It’s about Preservation. “Preservation,”... Read More »
Urban and Community ForestryThe urban forest includes all of the natural resources in an urban area – plants, soil, water, animals – and is often referred to as the “green infrastructure” of a... Read More »
stmp mymnwoodsgraphicA new resource, years in the making By Sean Peterson Several years ago, arborist Ken Simons and University of Minnesota Prof. Gary Johnson first set out to define what practical... Read More »
MN trees and law cover imageA Layperson’s Guide Note: These fact sheets pertain to the law in Minnesota at the time of their writing in the mid 2000s. The information they contain may not necessarily apply... Read More »
Street TreesBy Ken Simons and Gary R. Johnson Download the entire document: The Road to a Thoughtful Street Tree Master Plan (PDF, 6.9MB) and see the accompanying slideshow series, added in... Read More »

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