Bigfork River Target Watershed Assessment

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$52,077
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Lake of the Woods Soil and Water Conservation District
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
April 2010
End Date
June 2012
Activity Type
Monitoring
Counties Affected
Itasca
Koochiching
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$52,077
Number of full time equivalents funded
.23
Project Overview

The "Bigfork River Target Watershed Assessment – Lake of the Woods & Koochiching Soil and Water Conservation Districts" Project focuses on collecting water chemistry and field parameters at Bear River, Big Fork River (4 sites), Caldwell Brook and Sturgeon River. The project will support the biological assessments being completed by MPCA staff for this Target Watershed Assessment. This work will also train and develop Koochiching SWCD staff to enable them to continue water quality monitoring in the Rainy River Basin.

Project Manager
First Name
Mike
Last Name
Hirst
Organization Name
Lake of the Woods Soil and Water Conservation District
Phone
(218) 634-1842 ext. 2
Email
mike.hirst@mn.nacdnet.net