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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BWSR Academy 2020 (online)

BWSR Academy will be held online this year to reduce risks associated with COVID-19. The Academy schedule, session descriptions and registration form can be found on the Academy webpage.

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Individual Development Plans

The Technical Training and Certification Program (TTCP) is looking for your technical training needs for the coming year. NRCS and SWCD staff can enter their priority technical training needs into their Individual Development Plans (IDP) through October 16.

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,…