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Claudia Thompson, a New London-Spicer senior, puts coco logs in place along the shore of Neer Park in New London on Wednesday as part of a $25,000 erosion control project. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

Volunteers work to shore up Neer Park's shoreline

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A variety of methods to control erosion are being tested at Neer Park in New London that could help determine best practices to use elsewhere in the state. About a dozen volunteers joined Mary Blickenderfer, from the University of Minnesota Extension, putting coco logs in place and planting native vegetation along the shore.


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