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By Kim Samuelson
SWCD News 

Nelson honored for urban forestry efforts

 

January 4, 2019

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Bob Nelson, left, accepts the SWCD 2018 Urban Forestry Conservationist Award from SWCD supervisor James Nynas.

In this second article about the 2018 Carlton County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) conservation awards, we introduce you to Cloquet's Bob Nelson, who was given the title of 2018 Urban Forestry Conservationist. Nelson is another winner who has taken what he has learned and shared his experience and knowledge with others in educational settings. Nelson has worked with urban forestry since 1968, when his family planted red pines on a third of an acre of their Cloquet property. Years later, Nelson bought the property from his parents and decided to continue maintenance of the urb...



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