EAB-County Award

A Winona County employee has been recognized for her help in battling the Emerald Ash Borer which was found in the Dakota area several months ago.

County Environmental Services Director Jill Johnson serves on an E-A-B response team set up by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Forestry division.

Regional Forestry Manager Greg Russell was on hand at the County Board meeting to present Johnson with the special Partnership Award.

The fight against the Emerald Ash Borer, which has also invaded Houston County and Trempealeau County, continues. It has yet to be found in the City of Winona......

The board also set October First for a strategic planning seesion to begin addressing the board's 2014 goals..

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