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Information for Homeowners, Urban and Suburban Land Users

Updated 06/14/2012

It's not only farmers and ranchers who benefit from Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)' expertise, people in suburban and urban areas do, too. We work with homeowners, business people, and local governments to prevent soil erosion, keep water clean and plentiful, create and preserve green spaces, and reduce the impacts of floods. And when communities and individuals need to meet State and local requirements for natural resources quality and management, we have the knowledge and experience to help them, as well.


Living Landscapes in Minnesota:  A GUIDE TO NATIVE PLANTSCAPING

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 Living Landscapes in Minnesota: A GUIDE TO NATIVE PLANTSCAPING (PDF; 11.5 mb)


Julie MacSwain
Public Affairs Specialist
Phone:  651-602-7859