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Soil & Water News: Serving to protect what we have


February 19, 2021

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One of the larger conservation projects guided by the Carlton County Soil and Water District last year took place in the southeast corner of the county at County State Aid Highway 8 and Stateline Creek, one of the county's many trout streams. In partnership with the Carlton County Transportation Department, the project included removal of an undersized culvert and replacing it with a bridge. The stream was restored and a failing bank downstream was stabilized.

Many of you are acquainted with our local Carlton County Soil and Water Conservation District. Our small team has achieved great successes following our mission of "Assisting landowners in protecting and enhancing the natural resources of Carlton County since 1961."

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My name is Russell Kurhajetz, and I was elected to the Carlton County Soil and Water Conservation District Bo...

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