Archive for June 2019

Planting White Pine Trees

The US Forest Service suggests about 95% of the original white pine trees in the US have been harvested, or destroyed by beetles or disease. We’re all urged to these beautiful trees which grow relatively quickly, no matter where you live. A Google search on planting techniques led to a story about a lumberman in…

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Local Folk School Receives Grant

Marine on St. Croix, MN – June 6, 2019 Marine Mills Folk School today announced the receipt of a generous grant from the Whitson Fund of the St. Paul Foundation.  The grant will be used as a scholarship fund for students of the traditional arts & crafts educational center in Marine on St. Croix. “Our…

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