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SWCD News: Our conservation heroes

 

August 21, 2020

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A total of 136 property owners in Carlton County bought kits for planting to provide much needed pollinator habitat. These 136 people are doing voluntary conservation that will help turn the tables on the decline in habitat for bees, birds, butterflies, and even bats.

For many years the Carlton Soil and Water Conservation District has recognized outstanding conservation efforts by county property owners, contractors, developers, conservation groups, legislators, and agency partners.

This year, for the first time since its inception in 1961, the Carlton SWCD will not have a formal program for public recognition. Due to ongoing restrictions brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, the board voted recently to suspend its annual recognition event in the fall.

Although we cannot gather for an event, the SWCD board and staff would like to highlight some outstand...



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