2018 CREP Outreach and Implementation

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500,000
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(k) (BWSR CREP Outreach 2018)
Appropriation Language

$1,500,000 the first year and $1,500,000 the second year are to purchase and restore permanent conservation sites via easements or contracts to treat and store water on the land for water quality improvement purposes and related technical assistance. This work may be done in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture with a first priority use to accomplish a conservation reserve enhancement program, or equivalent, in the state. Up to $2,880,000 is for deposit in a monitoring and enforcement account.

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500,000
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

This grant program provides funding for Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) Outreach and Implementation.

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