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SITE E/Frieson

An 800-foot living snow fence was established along a county road in 1989. The snow fence consists of 2 rows of honeysuckle, 1 row of ash, and 1 row of black hill spruce.

 

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Producer
Year
1989
General Location
4 miles N. of Mountain Lake on Co. Rd. 1; Cottonwood County.
Goals
To reduce drifting snow over a county road, minimize wind erosion, and provide wildlife habitat.
Results
The snow fence is functioning well. The survival rate was high and most of the trees are thriving. Snow drifting problems along this segment of the road are much less severe than they were a few years ago. The landowner has also noticed an increase inwildlife as a result of the snow fence.
Contact Name
J. Herbert Frieson
Street
Rt 2, Box 231
City, State Zip
Mountain Lake, MN 56159
Phone
507-427-2440