Rainy Headwaters/Cloquet - Civic Engagement and Watershed Restoration & Protection Strategy (WRAPS) Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$195,000
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
In Progress
Start Date
June 2016
End Date
July 2018
Activity Type
Education/Outreach/Engagement
Monitoring
Planning
Counties Affected
Cook
Lake
St. Louis
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$195,000
Number of full time equivalents funded
2.70
Project Overview

This project will meet the following goals: develop, implement, and evaluate the impacts civic engagement outcomes for the Rainy River Headwaters and the Cloquet watersheds; create a citizen understanding of the Watershed Restoration & Protection Strategy (WRAPS) process and the role that citizens, lake associations, institutions of higher education, and other stakeholders can play in attaining water quality restoration and protection; provide opportunities for citizens and stakeholders to assist local partners and state agencies in developing priorities for projects to accomplish restoration and protection, including engaging new partners such as the Vermillion Community College and regional high schools; ensure that all technical and planning documents will be reviewed and commented on by SWCD; and to develop an understanding of and support for citizen and organizational engagement within the Rainy River Headwaters Watershed for participation in the One Watershed, One Plan (1W1P) effort that will be initiated in the watershed in 2019.

Project Manager
Organization Name
Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District
Street Address
616 Third Avenue
City
Two Harbors
State
MN
Zip Code
55616
Phone
218-834-8378