Watonwan Watershed Resource Specialist - Greater Blue Earth River Basin Alliance

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$99,000
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Greater Blue Earth River Basin Alliance
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
Proposed
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Brown
Cottonwood
Jackson
Martin
Watonwan
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015, First Special Session, Chapter 2, Article 2, Section 7(c)
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$99,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Direct expenses
$99,000
Administration costs
$0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

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

Source of Additional Funds

LOCAL LEVERAGED FUNDS

Recipient Board Members
Members for Greater Blue Earth River Basin Alliance are: Clark Lingbeek, Cody Duroe, Daryl Tasler, Jeremy Nerem, Tom Muller
Project Overview

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.

Project Manager
First Name
Kay
Last Name
Gross
Organization Name
Greater Blue Earth River Basin Alliance
Street Address
339 9th St; Auditor/Treasurer
City
Windom
State
MN
Zip Code
56101
Phone
507-831-1153
Email
kay.clark@windomnet.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No
Conflict of Interest Contact

Nicole Clapp