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Pollinator Gardens Designed by Students for Hallock, Minn.

By Elizabeth Tollefson on
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Students in Associate Professor Eric Castle's landscape design class presented their designs for pollinator gardens for the City of Hallock, Minn. Each student took a different area of the city to design gardens that would enhance the area and attract pollinators. students present pollinator garden designs

Linda Kingery (left) from the Northwest Sustainable Development Partnership, was joined by Kristin Eggerling and Angela Grafstrom from Hallock for the presentations by students MacKenzie Cochran, Jace Rau, Heidi Shol, and Sabrina Leuer, who are in Castle's landscape design class.

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Elizabeth Tollefson

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