BWSR Updates

Key information for our most popular core programs.

Stay Safe MN

 

Learn more about Minnesota’s COVID-19 Response and Preparation. 

BWSR offices are currently closed in response to COVID-19, but BWSR staff are teleworking full time and are available by phone or email. 

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Climate Change in Minnesota

BWSR is committed to making climate resiliency and mitigation efforts a priority. To learn about climate initiatives throughout the state, visit the recently-launched inter-agency Our Minnesota Climate website.

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Core Competency Training

The Technical Training and Certification Program (TTCP) is developing the Core Competency trainings for Soils, Water Quality, and Conservation Planning. These trainings are designed to provide foundational conservation knowledge and are intended to be taken by all staff regardless of position.

BWSR Features

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Contact: Mary Juhl 612-358-5733 March 9, 2020  St. Paul, Minn. – The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) is now accepting applications for…

BWSR Funding

BWSR implements state soil and water conservation programs and wetland policies through a statewide partnership. Learn more about our funding sources.
The General Fund is base funding established by the legislature that provides BWSR the resources and capacity to…
In 2019, 53% of BWSR's overall budget came from the Clean Water Fund, the allocated portion of the revenue from…
The Outdoor Heritage Fund (OHF) is one of two appropriations BWSR receives from revenue created by the Clean…
The Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund (ENRTF) was established following voter approval of a…
Bonding dollars are unique in that while they are appropriated in a specific biennium, expenditures can span from four to six fiscal years.  At BWSR, bonding…
A small part of BWSR's budget is made up of transfers from other state agencies, federal funds, and special revenue funds.  For example, some staff positions,…