Greg Seitz

On the Cutting Edge

Sometimes, saving a forest means cutting down a few trees. That’s what Belwin land managers were doing this winter, when approximately 100 red pines were cut from a planted stand near the Belwin Education Center. While trees have many important benefits for the environment, human health, wildlife, and more, such homogenous, human-planted plantations create an [...]

Categories: Land Management

The St. Croix Connection

Belwin’s work to protect the prized Valley Creek has big benefits downstream in the Wild & Scenic River it joins. Valley Creek is clean and healthy, but it really shouldn’t be. The headwaters of the cold and crystal-clear stream are found at the edge of the Twin Cities urban core. The surrounding landscape is developed [...]

Categories: Land Management
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