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Tree planting seminar on May 20 features two experts

The Hubbard County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) and the Hubbard County University of Minnesota Extension are excited to host a tree seminar from 1-3 p.m. on Friday, May 20 in Heartland Park.

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The Hubbard County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) and the Hubbard County University of Minnesota Extension are hosting a tree seminar from 1-3 p.m. on Friday, May 20 in Heartland Park.

The seminar will feature two experts and cover a variety of topics selected to help those interested in planting saplings this spring or in the future. Door prizes and refreshments will be offered.

Dr. Matt Russell, forest ecosystems Specialist with the University of Minnesota, will discuss

how to protect your trees from deer browsing and other helpful tips to ensure planting success.

Dan Steward, a retired Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources specialist and

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private forest landowner, will give his presentation “Landowners Choose: Implementing Your

Vision on Your Land.”

Following the presentations, join us for the tree planting demonstration in Heartland Park. Proper techniques and handy tools will be demonstrated to make tree planting an easy and fruitful task.

These presentations and demonstrations will be useful for any curious beginner tree care

enthusiast or seasoned tree expert.

If you have questions about the tree seminar, contact the Hubbard County SWCD at 218- 732-0121, ext. 4.

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