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New arboretum is in the planning stages at DCTC


Over the summer, Chris Hayes travelled around Minnesota to several arboretums. He was gathering ideas.

The Dakota County Technical College grants and sustainability coordinator had an idea for the campus and he wanted to see how feasible it was. It turns out, establishing an accredited arboretum on DCTC's campus is definitely doable. As such, the DCTC Beauty of Green Initiative was born.

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Emily Zimmer
Emily Zimmer has worked as a staff writer for the Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. She has a degree in journalism from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Outside of work, Emily enjoys running, reading and gardening. You can follow Emily's gardening adventures at the Areavoices blog East of Weedin'
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