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Apple Valley, MN 55124
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Natural Resources

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Celebrate Earth Day by Participating in Some Citizen Science

Earth Day is Saturday April 22.  You can give a little back to this big blue planet we call home by participating in some of these fun and easy citizen science projects:

Bumble Bee Watch

Have fun cataloging the bumble bees that visit your yard and the ...

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Other Volunteer Opportunities...
Posted on: April 14, 2017

Is That Soggy Patch of Grass in Your Yard an Opportunity in Disguise?

It can be frustrating mowing areas that stay saturated with water.  Mowers can get stuck.  Grass can die, and weeds can come in.  Careful grading cannot always get rid of the water; often, there’s not much that can be ...

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More About Gardening with Native Plants...
Posted on: March 8, 2017

The Home and Garden Expo is One of Many Opportunities to Comment on the City's Stormwater Plan

The City of Apple Valley will be accepting comments on its Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program (SWPPP) through May 1st. A copy will be available for viewing and comments at the City of Apple Valley Natural Resources Booth at the Home and Garden Expo o...Read on...

More About SWPPP Review Opportunities...
Posted on: February 27, 2017

Thinking Spring? Annual Tree and Shrub Sale – Begins Feb 27!

Residents can purchase up to 3 trees and 8 shrubs per property at wholesale prices. The City encourages planting a diversity of species due to Emerald Ash Borer and other future pests or diseases. Trees and shrubs are pre-ordered and available for pick up...Read on...

Tree and Shrub Sale Order form
Posted on: March 29, 2017

Spring Cleaning? Know the Drop Sites for Disposal or Donation.

It’s that time of year when we like to declutter.  However, improper disposal of our stuff can mean harmful trash and substances end up where we don’t want it: the lakes we swim and fish in, the parks we play in, our drinking ...

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Dakota Valley Recycling…
Posted on: January 11, 2017

Free Gardening Workshops

Landscaping for Clean Water workshops are being offered by Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District this winter and spring.  The free Introductory Workshop provides an overview of water quality challenges in Dakota County and how native...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Accepting Input on SWPPP

We Want to Hear From You
The City will be accepting input from the public on its SWPPP per the requirements of its permit.  Use this email to provide comment on the Apple Valley Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program from March 8, 2017, through May ...Read on...