Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Public Works Week

It’s Public Works Week, and that means around the state cities and residents are celebrating all of the things you do to keep our cities functioning. We at the League of Minnesota Cities would like to once again thank you for taking care of our streets, sidewalks, water, wastewater, and parks. Thank you!

By: League of Minnesota Cities



Monday, May 7, 2018

DNR Grant Available: Managing Emerald Ash Borer

MN DNR invites Minnesota communities to apply for grant funds, up to $30,000 to reduce the impact of emerald ash borer (EAB) on community forests. Projects should help communities manage and protect ash or reduce the loss of tree canopy caused by EAB.


Any local unit of government within Minnesota is eligible including but not limited to tribal communities, municipalities, and county agencies.

Eligible activities include:

  • Tree inventory.
  • Development of management plans that include an EAB component.
  • Ash removal and stump grinding.
  • Protection of valuable ash with non-neonicotinoid injectable insecticide.
  • Tree planting.
  • Gravel beds building.
  • Community EAB education and engagement.

Pre-Application Due by June 15, 2018


By: Joe Ingebrand