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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Seemingly Too Good To Be True: Design, Installation and Financial Assistance to Homeowners’ Landscaping Projects

Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District makes it easy for residents to plan, purchase and install native gardens, raingardens and shorelines.  In fact, they help home-owners with each step of the process. To find out how you can take advantage of design, installation and financial assistance in creating a beautiful and beneficial garden, attend one of the award winning Blue Thumb-Planting for Clean Water® program's introduction presentations.

2014 Blue Thumb- Introduction to Planting for Clean Water from 6:15 p.m. to 8:00 p.m:

Lakeville- Tuesday, March 4

Lakeville City Hall, 20195 Holyoke Ave.

Hastings Spring Lake Park- Tuesday, March 11

Schaars Bluff Gathering Center, 8395 127th Street East, Hastings

Eagan- Monday, March 17

Eagan City Hall, 3830 Pilot Knob Rd.

Description: mnwatershed_logo[1]Apple Valley- Wednesday, March 19

Apple Valley Municipal Center, 7100 West 147th Street

West Saint Paul- Monday, March 24

Dakota Lodge, 1200 Stassen Lane

Farmington- Tuesday, April 1

Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District, 4100 220th Street West, Farmington

Burnsville- Thursday, April 10

Burnsville City Hall, 100 Civic Ctr. Pkwy.

Farmington-Tuesday, June 3

Farmington Library, 508 Third St. 

To register contact Dakota County SWCD at 651-480-7777 or register online at

The resources we got through the workshops are phenomenal! I found that the advice you all had to offer regarding the process was ALWAYS the right way to go."

"The best hands-on workshop I've ever been to" -Dakota County Residents

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