Red River Basin River Watch FY12

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200,000
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Red River Watershed Management Board
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
April 2012
End Date
December 2013
Activity Type
Analysis/Interpretation
Assessment/Evaluation
Education/Outreach/Engagement
Monitoring
Counties Affected
Becker
Beltrami
Big Stone
Clay
Clearwater
Grant
Kittson
Lake of the Woods
Mahnomen
Marshall
Norman
Otter Tail
Pennington
Polk
Red Lake
Roseau
Stevens
Traverse
Wilkin
Appropriation Language

MN Laws 2011, 1st Special Session, Chapter 6, Article 2, Section 5.  $100,000 the first year and $100,000 the second year are for grants to the Red River Watershed Management Board to enhance and expand the existing water quality and watershed monitoring river watch activities in the schools in the Red River of the North. The Red River Watershed Management Board shall provide a report to the commissioner of the Pollution Control Agency and the legislative committees and divisions with jurisdiction over environment and natural resources finance and policy and the clean water fund by February 15, 2013, on the expenditure of these funds.

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200,000
Number of full time equivalents funded
1.76
Project Overview

MN Legislative Clean Water Fund funding to engage citizens in local watershed monitoring, work with regional partners to promote understanding and protection of watersheds, and organize and facilitate gathering of scientific data all for the benefit of water quality in the Red River Basin.

Project Manager
First Name
Naomi
Last Name
Erickson
Organization Name
Red River Watershed Management Board
Phone
(218) 844-6166
Email
rrwmb@arvig.net