Minnesota's Legacy

SWCD North Region Forester

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$260,194
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Aitkin SWCD
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2015
End Date
October 2020
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Aitkin
Aitkin
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Regular Session chapter 137
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$260,194
Other Funds Leveraged
$97,750
Direct expenses
$260,194
Administration costs
$18
Number of full time equivalents funded
3.05
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

This project will result in the addition of a Regional Clean Water Forester to service Technical Service Areas 3 and 8.

Measurable Outcome(s)

A forester was hired per the project proposal.

Proposed Outcomes Achieved
achieved proposed outcomes
Source of Additional Funds

LOCAL LEVERAGED FUNDS

Project Overview

Well-managed forests deliver the optimal quantity and quality of surface runoff and groundwater water recharge possible. This Forest Management and outreach program will help protect, preserve, and improve water quality and related water resources by hiring a Regional Clean Water Forester. The Forester will help LGUs in Technical Service Areas (TSA) 3 and 8 increase installation of water quality-related forestry practices.

Project Manager
First Name
Steve
Last Name
Hughes
Organization Name
Aitkin SWCD
Street Address
130 Southgate Dr
City
Aitkin
State
MN
Zip Code
56431
Phone
218-927-6565
Email
hughes.aitkinswcd@gmail.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

See http://www.bwsr.state.mn.us/aboutbwsr/index.html and http://www.bwsr.state.mn.us/aboutbwsr/boarddirectory.pdf

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

See http://www.bwsr.state.mn.us/aboutbwsr/index.html

Conflict of Interest Contact

Marcey Westrick