There is so little oversight of a state program that has spent $44 million promoting sustainable forestry on private land that lawmakers should make significant changes to it or scrap it altogether, Minnesota’s legislative auditor said Tuesday.
Blocking half the access to a south Minneapolis street is a sprawling stump from what had been a giant elm tree. Its ring pattern indicates the tree is more than a century old, but it was yanked from the ground much like a garden weed. The sprawling stump sits as a sad reminder of the vicious wind storm that raced across the Twin Cities metropolitan area the weekend of June 22.
Yard and Garden questions AND answers along with WCCO Radio guest host Eric Nelson.