Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy (WRAPS) Support in Rainy River Headwaters, Vermilion River, and Little Fork River

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$135,634
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Vermilion Community College
Recipient Type
Public College/University
Status
In Progress
Start Date
November 2016
End Date
November 2019
Activity Type
Assessment/Evaluation
Monitoring
Counties Affected
Cook
Itasca
Koochiching
Lake
St. Louis
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$135,634
Number of full time equivalents funded
2.2
Project Overview
Vermilion Community College will assist the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) with meeting the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategies (WRAPS) development objectives of collecting data and completing watershed assessments for the Rainy River Headwaters, Vermilion River, and Little Fork River watersheds. Services will include providing support for field water monitoring, other field sampling and measurements and related field data management, analysis, and assessments in these watersheds. In addition, Vermilion Community College will conduct desk-top investigations to generate additional necessary data layers and assessments in the watersheds in support of the Stressor Identification and modeling components of the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategies work.
Project Manager
First Name
Amy
Last Name
Mustonen
Organization Name
MPCA
Street Address
525 S Lake Ave Ste 400
City
Duluth
State
MN
Zip Code
55802
Phone
(218) 302-6638