Gathering a few times a summer, these volunteers
- removed, treated and managed invasive buckthorn near rock garden (with help from City Forester Stephan Papiz)
- created open vistas so you can see the stone rock garden from West Broadway Avenue
- removed weeds and overgrowth in stonework
- mowed grass
- cleaned up debris
- removed tree stumps
12.09.20. This Graeser Park aerial drone footage shows a 360° view of the rock garden area of the park. It includes the stairway, four benches, waterfall wall, two ponds, cone fountain, and many flagstone paths. Length – 0:17.
These dramatic photos were taken before and after Lions’ cleanup days, prior to MnDOT’s 2021-23 restoration project.
Watch this September 4, 2020 CCX interview with former Robbinsdale City Manager Marcia Glick for more about MnDOT’s release of the easement to the City of Robbinsdale.
You can also read the transcript.