Investment for the future

Thursday, November 10, 2011
Photo by Scott Welton, Staff

Tim Neal, resource assistant, and Nathan Redecker of the Missouri Department of Conservation put weed barriers down around the base of pecan saplings before laying mulch at a pecan grove being established by MDC at the General Watkins Conservation Area. Over the summer, the MDC cleared approximately 3.5 acres on the north side of Highway 61 for the grove. A total of about 60 pecan trees have been planted.

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