Minnesota's Legacy

Lake St. Croix Rural Subwatershed Project Implementation

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$216,130
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Washington Conservation District
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2014
End Date
December 2016
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Washington
Washington
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Regular Session chapter 137
Appropriation Language

Projects and Practices 2014

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$216,130
Other Funds Leveraged
$100,006
Direct expenses
$216,130
Number of full time equivalents funded
1.12
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The Lake St. Croix Rural Subwatershed Project Implementation grant will encompasses all parts of the identified watersheds and the 8-10 targeted conservation projects will reduce nutrient loading to Lake St. Croix by an estimated 80-160 pounds of phosphorus, or an estimated 1% reduction.

Measurable Outcome(s)

This project resulted in a phosphorus reduction of 250 lb. per year

Source of Additional Funds

LOCAL LEVERAGED FUNDS

Recipient Board Members
Members for Washington Conservation District are: John Rheinberger, Louise Smallidge, Sarah Hietpas
Project Overview

The Lake St. Croix Rural Subwatershed Project Implementation Clean Water Fund Grant will allow the Washington Conservation District and its partners to carry out the implementation of 8-10 of the top 50 highly ranked conservation projects already identified in the Top50P! rural subwatershed analysis. Implementation of the conservation practices will work towards achieving an estimated 80-160 pounds of phosphorus load reduction to Lake St. Croix.

Project Manager
First Name
Tara
Last Name
Kline
Organization Name
Washington Conservation District
Street Address
1380 W Frontage Road, Highway 36
City
Oakdale; Stillwater
State
MN
Zip Code
55128
Phone
651-275-1136
Email
tkline@mnwcd.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
NO
Conflict of Interest Contact

Nicole Clapp