In this issue:

Improving trends in the Elk River watershed

Wright County farmers, lake residents anticipate improved drainage, water quality

Three Rivers' Baker Park ravine work targets Lake Independence water quality

Douglas County dairy transition taps NRCS, Clean Water Funds

Rum River gains RIM easement option for water quality, wildlife protections

‘Our water is our diamond’

Mississippi River Basin Initiative feeds Chisago Chain of Lakes improvements

Shoring Up Support to Protect Blue Lake

Experimental nitrate treatment holds promise for water quality

‘The potential application is huge’

Lake Ida: Clear, cold, in danger of degrading

St. Cloud’s $1.3M stormwater project affects city’s drinking water supply

Building conservation careers

North Fork Crow River clean-up stabilizes gullies, retains topsoil

Mille Lacs’ circle of influence

Clean Water Funds let Stearns SWCD fix more out-of-compliance feedlots

New twists on Twin Cities paddling route built to improve water quality

Engineered erosion: A fix on a Minnesota River tributary

Septic system inventory targets 25 phosphorus-sensitive lakes

Water, wildlife & waterfowl

Benton County cover crop trial: Improving soil, clearing up lakes

Field work: Basin projected to save 110 tons of topsoil