Going wild for conservation
When Mike and Trudy Berggren moved eight years ago into their home in Afton, which sits at the headwaters of Valley Creek, they knew it needed a lot of work.
"We knew it was a pretty property, but we didn't know all the history of it," Mike said.
The 30-acre property, which houses the last natural reproducing brook trout stream in the Twin Cities, was overrun with invasive species such as buckthorn and a lot of runoff and erosion were occurring.
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