Provide technical assistance to improve water quality by reducing phosphorus and sediment loading from agricultural and forestry lands by developing conservation plans with prescribed best management practices (BMPs) and through assistance to landowners in enrolling in Federal Farm Bill programs or other local funding opportunities. Project will engage a minimum of 400 people and at least 100 new conservation plans will be developed in the watershed over the three year grant period.
NFWF Grant Profile
Project Title: Using Best Management Practices to Improve Water Quality in Chisago County (MN)
Chisago Soil and Water Conservation District
Lower St. Croix watershed, Chisago County, east central Minnesota