In Winnipeg, ash borer battle is in full swing

The Emerald Ash Borer is an invasive species that slowly kills ash trees, and in Winnipeg, they’re expecting to spend $90 million (not a typo) in the next ten years. Minot has a bit of geographical buffer, the problem is on the way. We’d do well to watch these other area efforts unfold as we

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Is there an economic return on planting trees?

A global study on the economic impacts of planting trees took a look at 245 cities around the world. The conclusion thus far: trees provide shade (save energy), create clean air, and in denser dirtier cities, there is a break-even return on investment. This article also goes into the challenges Minneapolis is encountering in fighting

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