The City of Burnsville is offering a helping hand to any resident locked in a battle with invasive buckthorn. The city's compost site will be open to accept buckthorn brush—and only buckthorn brush—every weekend in October. The compost site will be open between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Here are the dates for buckthorn drop-off:
• Oct. 5-6
• Oct. 12-13
• Oct. 19-20
• Oct. 26-27