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July 25, 2017

The Forest Service yard is starting to work.  Pictured are pictures of bees pollinating by our Bee Balm. Please see the Star Tribune Article on Bee Balm! ! BEE BALM Monarda Bee balm is a must for summer gardens because it provides a month or more of colorful blooms. Several monarda species — including red-flowered M…. More Info

July 13, 2017

Forest Service employees inoculated more than 1,200 research elm trees with Dutch elm disease at three sites around the Chippewa National Forest June 13-15. Scientists and employees from the Forest Service’s Northern Research Station and the Chippewa National Forest worked at sites near Blackduck, Marcell and Deer River, Minn., pruning and inoculating trees that were… More Info

December 10, 2015

Greetings from the Chippewa National Forest front desk!  I sold 6 Christmas Tree tags this morning, and it definitely has me in the holiday spirit despite the rain falling outside.   People can pick up a Christmas Tree tag for $5.00 at the Walker Ranger District or any Chippewa National Forest office.  We see a lot… More Info

December 1, 2015

Festival of Lights Community Giving Tree Returning for another year to the Festival of Lights event will be the huge Community Giving Tree in front of Village Square. On the tree there will be many paper mittens and stockings: teachers from the WHA School have written on each MITTEN items that are needed for their… More Info