Funding available for shelterbelt renovation

Shelterbelts play a vital role in providing wind protection to farmsteads, fields, livestock, and wildlife. These groves of trees aid in caring for our natural resources by slowing erosion and storing water.

Many of the shelterbelts in the area have degraded plant health due to age, disease, and extreme weather conditions. Over the past few years, many landowners have witnessed or experienced first-hand, damaging winds and increased winter precipitation. The ice storms, high winds, and heavy snow loads have taken a toll on shelterbelts that may have already been experiencing degraded plant hea...


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