Swan River Headwaters Subwatershed Restoration - Clean Water Partnership (CWP)

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$38,650
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Todd County Soil and Water Conservation District
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
In Progress
Start Date
June 2015
End Date
June 2018
Activity Type
Restoration/Enhancement
Counties Affected
Todd
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$38,650
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.39
Project Overview

The goal of this project is to decrease nutrient loading in the lake and rivers within the Swan River Watershed. The Local Water Plan currently identifies surface water contamination and declining water clarity as a priority concern of Todd County. Agency members specifically identified the Swan River Watershed as an area of high priority for restoration efforts. Big Swan Lake is specifically mentioned for its roosting site for purple martins and for the unique wildlife resources it makes available in this subwatershed. Grant dollars would be used to install riparian buffers and restore a series of sediment ponds to keep nutrient rich runoff from flowing into the above mentioned lakes and river.

Project Manager
First Name
Sarah
Last Name
Katterhagen
Organization Name
Todd County Soil and Water Conservation District
Street Address
215 1st Avenue South Suite 104
City
Long Prairie
State
MN
Zip Code
56347
Phone
(320) 732-2644