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Natural resources is a division of the operations and recreation department. This division works to protect, restore and enhance the natural areas and resources of St. Louis Park, including a diverse urban tree population, a wide array of wildlife, 28 water bodies and Westwood Hills Nature Center.

Responsibilities of the division include:

  • Urban forestry programs
  • Habitat restoration
  • Invasive species and wildlife management
  • Weed ordinance enforcement

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Get involved

There are many ways to get involved and help the city protect its natural resources. Participate in community tree planting or the annual Minnehaha Creek cleanup, attend a workshop or be an adopt-a-park or garden volunteer.

Watch St. Louis Park social media sites, view the city calendar and check the Park Perspective for more information on these and many other opportunities.