Officials Say A Project To Remove Invasive Trees In An O’Brien County Park Was A Success

Sutherland, Iowa — The Little Sioux Watershed Conservation Partnership held a Cedar Tree Cutting Workday last week.

The event was held Thursday in the O’Brien County Conservation Board’s Dog Creek Park. The collaborative effort included community members, volunteers, and environmental enthusiasts to address the specific conservation needs within the watershed.

The Cedar Tree Cutting Workday focused on the targeted removal of invasive eastern red cedar trees, which pose a major concern to the ecological balance in the Little Sioux River watershed. Participants engaged in strategic tree-cutting under the guidance of environmental experts and seasoned conservationists. The Cedar Tree Cutting Workday emphasizes the effectiveness to collaborative conservation initiatives.

A news release from the Little Sioux Watershed Conservation Partnership states that they remain steadfast in their commitment to fostering a thriving and resilient watershed for future generations.

(Courtesy fellow Community First Broadcasting station KAYL in Storm Lake)