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From tree-killing infestation arises hope for diverse forest

Penny and Jamie Juenemann were among 21 landowners who signed up for a pilot project funded by a Clean Water Fund grant from the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources. (Photo by Ann Wessel, BWSR)

TWO HARBORS — As the ongoing spruce budworm outbreak turns dense, single-species stands of trees into fire hazards in Lake County and beyond, it gives landowners who clear the dead timber an opportunity to nurture a more diverse forest. More than $1.3 million in Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) funds from the USDA’s Natural Resources […]

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