Spring tree planting is still several weeks away, but Mt. Lake officials are looking ahead to a big spring.
A big project, involving 140 new trees, is targeted for an area near both Mountain Lake and the cemetery. It is part of Mt. Lake’s drinking water management area, according to Dave Bucklin of the tree commission.
This is not a reaction to the recent report that the county’s first emerald ash borer infestation was spotted north of Mt. Lake (just south of Comfrey). Bucklin said this plan was in the works prior to that report.
For more information, see future editions of the Mt. Lake-Butterfield Observer/Advocate.
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