2018 Buffer Cost Share

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000,000
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Soil and Water Conservation Districts
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
Proposed
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Statewide
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2017, Chapter 91, Article 2, Section 7(o) (BWSR Buffer Cost Share 2018)
Appropriation Language

$5,000,000 the first year is for soil and water conservation districts for cost-sharing contracts with landowners or authorized agents to implement riparian buffers or alternative practices on public waters or public ditches consistent with Minnesota Statutes, section 103F.48. Of this amount, up to $2,500,000 may be targeted outside the 54-county Conservation Reserve Enhancement Area.

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Direct expenses
$11,000,000
Administration costs
$0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Proposed measurable outcomes TBD

Source of Additional Funds

Clean Water Fund

Project Details

Buffer Cost Share grants provide funding to SWCDs for cost-sharing contracts with landowners to implement riparian buffers or alternative practices on public waters and public ditches consistent with Minnesota Statutes 103F.48.

Project Manager
First Name
Marcey
Last Name
Westrick
Organization Name
Minnesota Board of Water & Soil Resources
Phone
(651) 296-3767
Email
marcey.westrick@state.mn.us
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No
Conflict of Interest Contact

Wayne Zellmer