Olson Power & Equipment donates to North Branch Community Gardens
Olson Power & Equipment donated the use of one of their Kubota tractors and tillers to help provide community garden plots for area gardeners. The North Branch Community Gardens are located at Williams Park, which is located on the east side of the North Branch Library on 379th Street. The gardens are 20’x20’ plots that are available for $30 per plot or 2 plots for $40. Water is available on-site. The plots will be offered on a first come first serve basis. Contact the City of North Branch at 651-674-8113 to reserve your plot or for more information.
North Branch Lions donate trees
The North Branch Lions donated 200 trees seedlings from the Chisago SWCD tree sale to the city of North Branch. The trees were planted at the city waste water treatment facility and will be transplanted throughout the city park system in the future.
Purple Martin birdhouse donated
Lee Bakewell constructed and donated a Purple Martin birdhouse. Bakewell, along with Joe Sausen, installed the birdhouse in the northeast corner of Riverwalk Park.