Yes, the Public Works Department has a tool called "The Extractigator" available to residents to aid them in removal of buckthorn up to 1 inch in diameter. These tools are available for up to a one week period. A $50 check or cash deposit, plus proof of residency is required.
Please call city office to verify availability at 651-766-4029.
If you are signed up for the curbside yard waste service at your home, buckthorn may be disposed of with your weekly pickup. If not, it can be taken to any Ramsey County site that accepts brush. To locate a site nearest to you, click the link to Ramsey County for additional information on yard waste recycling.