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Jeanette Jacobson, of Roseland, keeps her balance on a steep slope on the west shore of Green Lake Wednesday in Spicer while helping to plant 4,000 native Minnesota flowers and grasses in a shoreline restoration project. By planting seeds and established plants, it's hoped that the mix will hold the soil in place, absorb rainwater and provide an attractive natural shoreline. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

Project will restore a piece of Green Lake shoreline and serve as education site for homeowners

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The slope on the west shore of Green Lake is so steep it almost looked like Jeanette Jacobson was gripping the sides of a vertical wall on Wednesday as she dug small holes into the coarse coco blanket where native Minnesota wild flowers and grasses would be planted.


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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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