Belle Prairie Park

By Liz Verley, Staff Writer The Belle Prairie County Park will soon be expanding. Morrison County Public Works Director Steve Backowski received approval from the Morrison County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, to enter into a purchase agreement for approximately seven acres from Gerald Brockway. The property adjoins the park’s northeast corner. “Morrison County’s vision for the end […]

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Great River Greening gathers volunteers to remove undesirable brush   By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Steve Thomforde, the ecologist project manager with Great River Greening in St. Paul, spent some time teaching and working with Little Falls Community High School students May 3, at Belle Prairie Park just north of Little Falls. Thomforde, who specializes in volunteer […]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   A three-year project being implemented to restore parts of Belle Prairie Park to their native condition got under way in mid-December. Working through a cooperative agreement, Morrison County and St. Paul company Great River Greening started phase one of a three-phase plan to eliminate non-native and undesirable trees, brush […]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer A three-year project being implemented to restore parts of Belle Prairie Park to their native condition got under way in mid-December. Working through a cooperative agreement, Morrison County and St. Paul company Great River Greening started phase one of a three-phase plan to eliminate non-native and undesirable trees, brush and undergrowth […]

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