Minnesota's Legacy

Forest Management for Mississippi River Drinking Water Protection

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300,000
Fund Source
Environment & Natural Resources Trust Fund
Recipient
Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2016
End Date
June 2019
Counties Affected
Cass
Crow Wing
Morrison
Todd
Cass
Crow Wing
Morrison
Todd
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2016, Chp. 186, Sec. 2, Subd. 08f
Appropriation Language

$300,000 the second year is from the trust fund to the commissioner of natural resources for an agreement with the Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District to pilot a water protection approach for the watershed through development of forest stewardship plans and targeted riparian forest restoration projects. Any expenditures from this appropriation spent on forest management plans or restoration must be for lands with a long-term contract commitment for forest conservation, and the restoration must follow the Board of Water and Soil Resources' native vegetation establishment and enhancement guidelines. This appropriation is available until June 30, 2019, by which time the project must be completed and final products delivered.

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

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Measurable Outcome(s)

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Project Manager
First Name
Melissa
Last Name
Barrick
Organization Name
Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District
Street Address
322 Laurel St, Ste 13
City
Brainerd
State
MN
Zip Code
56401
Phone
(218) 828-6197
Email
melissa.barrick@crowwingswcd.org