2018-2019 RIM Buffers

Project Details by Fiscal Year
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Board of Water and Soil Resources
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
In Progress
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2017, Chapter 91, Article 2, Section 7(f) (BWSR RIM Buffers)
Appropriation Language

(f) $3,875,000 the first year and $5,875,000 the second year are to restore or preserve permanent conservation on riparian buffers adjacent to lakes, rivers, streams, and tributaries, to keep water on the land in order to decrease sediment, pollutant, and nutrient transport; reduce hydrologic impacts to surface waters; and increase infiltration for groundwater recharge. This appropriation may be used for restoration of riparian buffers permanently protected by easements purchased with this appropriation or contracts to achieve permanent protection for riparian buffers or stream bank restorations when the riparian buffers have been restored. Up to $1,920,000 is for deposit in a monitoring and enforcement account.

Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Proposed measurable outcomes TBD

Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Minnesota Board of Water & Soil Resources
(651) 296-3767
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Conflict of Interest Contact

Wayne Zellmer