The Natural Shore

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November

Site Preparation: Setting Your Restoration Up for Success

Preparing a project site for planting or seeding is the most important and sometimes the most challenging component in achieving successful ecological restorations.  Site...
30
September

Maintenance Field Notes

As the summer season quickly cascades into fall, our maintenance crews reflect on another season and what made it unique from past seasons. Every...
12
August

Getting Closer to Your Restoration

Ah, what an interesting summer it has been. With the pretty much constant heat and humidity, and throw in a relentless stream of smoke...
15
July

Ecological Restoration is really worth the Blood, Sweat, and Tears

  Ecological restoration usually involves detailed planning, long hours dedicated to site preparation, and then time spent in awkward positions, digging holes and installing...
24
June

Dry Weather and Native Plants

This has been a hot, dry, essentially rainless June and much of Minnesota is really feeling the drought conditions. What will July and August...