Minnesota's Legacy

Wright SWCD Partners with Lake Associations to Apply Land Treatment

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$150,000
Fund Source
Clean Water Fund
Recipient
Wright SWCD
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2015
End Date
December 2018
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Wright
Wright
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Regular Session chapter 137
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$150,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$68,700
Direct expenses
$271,073
Administration costs
$464
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.58
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

This purpose of this project is to implement 30 of the following best management practices: Stream-bank and shoreline restorations, prairie strip and buffer strips on highly erodible areas, critical seeding of perennial native species on vulnerable slopes, rotational grazing, exclusion fencing and alternative water sources.

Measurable Outcome(s)

This project resulted in an estimated annual reduction of 273 lbs of phosphorus, and 165 tons of sediment.

Proposed Outcomes Achieved
Achieved proposed outcomes
Source of Additional Funds

LOCAL LEVERAGED FUNDS

Recipient Board Members
Board information for grantees can be found within contact directories on BWSR's website under Operational Resources, "About Our Partners".
Project Overview

This project will allow lake associations and other motivated groups to use their local landowner networks and site specific knowledge to effectively implement best management practices that fit within the greater context of Wright County's Water Management Plan.

Project Manager
First Name
Luke
Last Name
Johnson
Organization Name
Wright SWCD
Street Address
311 Brighton Ave S Ste C
City
Buffalo
State
MN
Zip Code
55313
Phone
763-682-1970
Email
luke.johnson@mn.nacdnet.net
Competitive Grant Making Body
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No
Conflict of Interest Contact

Nicole Clapp