REMER - Three committees of two commissioners each reported on issues they had addressed between regular board meetings. Commissioners Jeff Peterson and Neal Gaalswyk attended the Sept. 10 Sappi Mill tour at Cloquet with land department staff.
St. Paul - Since some Minnesota livestock producers have experienced difficulty due to widespread winter kill of alfalfa and persistent wet conditions, the Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) is reminding landowners they have options within their Reinvest in Minnesota (RIM) contracts to address these issues. Per BWSR policy, landowners may request permission to hay or graze easement lands for conservation management purposes, provided those activities are documented in a management plan signed by the easement holder, the local soil and water conservation district and BWSR.
Crow Wing County and Region Five Development Commission (R5DC) received a grant from the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources to assist with replacement or repair of septic systems for low and very low income landowners in order to improve and protect water quality in Crow Wing County. Program Basics: ? R5DC will provide a loan at 3 percent for 60 months for the balance of the bid. ? Priority will be given to low and very low income landowners.
BWSR seeks applications for wetland bank program Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) is seeking applicants for wetland restoration projects.
During the week of April 28 - May 3, the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources is honoring those resources and the local governments that manage them during the national 58th annual Soil and Water Stewardship Week.
Five educational videos about shoreline best management practices are now available on YouTube for contractors and landowners in central Minnesota and the Upper Midwest.
Preserve family memories by preserving the family lake home Thoughtful planning may be the greatest gift a lake homeowner may give to their children and grandchildren, according to the Initiative Foundation.
BACKUS - Crow Wing County Land Services Supervisor Chris Pence surprised Cass County Planner Paul Fairbanks with two statewide awards during the Cass County Board meeting Tuesday.
BWSR requests comments on wetland report Public comments sought on draft report known as Supporting and Strengthening Implementation of the State's Wetland Policy.
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