Natural Resources

Natural Resources, a division of the Public Works Department, is comprised of three major areas of responsibility: forestry, water resources, and erosion control. Working together with other city divisions, Natural Resources assists with policies, management, and preservation of the city’s trees, landscapes, lakes, and ponds.

Erosion Control

Forestry  

Water Resources 

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  1. Reminder that Dakota County is Included in MN DNR Deer Feeding Ban

    Feeding and attractant bans are in place across the state to prevent concentrations of wild deer in areas with a higher risk for disease. These bans are precautionary steps the DNR took after finding deer that tested positive for chronic wasting disease. Read on about ban on feeding deer...
  2. Spring Load Restrictions in effect on March 4, 2021

    The City of Apple Valley follows Minnesota State Statute 169.87 regarding seasonal limits. Read on...
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