Watonwan Watershed Resource Specialist - Greater Blue Earth River Basin Alliance
The Watonwan Watershed Resource Specialist has been funding with Clean Water funds since 2012. Since that time, the Watonwan Watershed Resource Specialist has been a crucial connector between landowners and natural resource professionals in the Watonwan Watershed. As the technical ability and responsibilities of the WWRS expands, the need and urgency to secure extended funding becomes a priority. This project will fund half of the Watonwan Watershed Research Specialist position through year 2020.
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The Watonwan Watershed Resource Specialist has been trained to remotely target locations on the landscape best suited for conservation practices. Furthermore, GBERBA has funding to expand this targeting capacity within the next year. Having a trained empl
This project resulted in an estimated annual reduction of 1755.6 lbs of nitrate, 38.08 lbs of phosphorus, 23.52 tons of sediment, and 101.19 tons per year of soil loss.
LOCAL LEVERAGED FUNDS