Urban Conservation:

Urban landscapes can be converted into a sanctuaries for wildlife and in the process help improve and protect our natural resources. Plantings of native trees, shrubs, wildflowers and grasses can attract birds and butterflies and other animals, providing food and cover. In addition to bringing nature to your doorstep, many Urban Conservation practices can help improve the quality of our lakes, streams, and wetlands by reducing stormwater runoff.


As always, our staff is available from 7:00 am to 4:30 pm to answer any questions you may have. We can be reached at 320-251-7800 Extension 3.

Items We Can Assist With:

Native Plantings


Source Water Protection

Stormwater Management


Urban Conservation


Wildlife Habitat

Photo Gallery

Project Examples/Fact Sheets

Storm Water Management Plan Examples

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