Minnesota's Legacy

Brainerd Lakes Targeted Community Centered Runoff Mini Grant Program 3

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$150,000
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Crow Wing SWCD
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2015
End Date
December 2018
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Crow Wing
Crow Wing
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Regular Session chapter 137
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$150,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$268,600
Direct expenses
$398,000
Administration costs
$1,723
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.04
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

This project will reduce nutrient and sediment delivery to 12 impaired lakes and impaired reaches of the Buffalo River. Under this project, 65 Water and sediment control basins and 80 acres of filter strips will be implemented to meet 28% of the Phosphorus reduction goals for lakes in the watershed and as much as 32% of the Phosphorus reduction goal for the Buffalo River Mainstem.

Measurable Outcome(s)

This project resulted in an estimated annual reduction of 35 lbs of phosphorus and 26 tons of sediment.

Proposed Outcomes Achieved
Achieved proposed outcomes
Source of Additional Funds

LOCAL LEVERAGED FUNDS

Recipient Board Members
Board information for grantees can be found within contact directories on BWSR's website under Operational Resources, "About Our Partners".
Project Overview

The Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will partner with citizen groups and nonprofit groups to complete projects to reduce stormwater runoff and retain water on the land in Crow Wing County's (CWC) 125 minor watersheds. The SWCD will implement a mini grant program and provide competitive grant funds to an anticipated 12 groups. This project will also address CWC Water Plan priorities one, two, and six, which involve stormwater management and sediment control, shoreline buffers, and agriculture best management practices.

Project Manager
First Name
Melissa
Last Name
Barrick
Organization Name
Crow Wing SWCD
Street Address
322 Laurel Street, Suite 13
City
Brainerd
State
MN
Zip Code
56401
Phone
218-828-6197
Email
melissa.barrick@crowwingswcd.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No
Conflict of Interest Contact

Nicole Clapp