A 3-year-old Norway pine on Todd and Glennda Erickson's property in Wadena County is the one billionth tree produced by the DNR State Nursery program.
The tree was planted appropriately enough during Arbor Week last week.
DNR Commissioner Mark Holsten and DNR Forestry Director Dave Epperly were on hand to celebrate the landmark.
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