Natural Resources

Natural Resources, a division of the Public Works Department, is comprised of three major areas of responsibility: forestry, water resources, and erosion control. Working together with other city divisions, Natural Resources assists with policies, management, and preservation of the city’s trees, landscapes, lakes, and ponds.

Erosion Control


Water Resources 

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  1. Virtual Landscaping Workshops Available

    Once again, the Dakota Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is offering Landscaping for Clean Water Workshops for residents interested in enhancing their property with raingardens, native gardens, or shoreline stabilization projects. Read on...
  2. Link to 03/10/2021 Regular Traffic Safety Advisory Committee Meeting

    This is a link to the virtual Traffic Safety Advisory meeting for those wishing to participate remotely. Read on about Traffic Safety meeting...
  3. Spring Load Restrictions in effect on March 4, 2021

    The City of Apple Valley follows Minnesota State Statute 169.87 regarding seasonal limits. Read on...
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