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City of Waseca awarded conservation grant

The City of Waseca received a grant on Wednesday for clearing unwanted brush and trees.
Published: Jan. 12, 2022 at 7:53 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 12, 2022 at 7:54 PM CST
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WASECA, Minn. (KEYC) — The City of Waseca received a grant for clearing unwanted brush and trees.

The grant came from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ Conservation Partners Legacy Grant Program. The grant allowed the city to hire a contractor to clear brush and vegetation on 16.5 acres of land in Northwest Park.

The cleared brush will then be disposed of in a controlled burn. The project targets buckthorn and other invasive plant species.

Work began at the park on Tuesday.

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