On March 25, 2020, Governor Walz announced a Stay-at-Home Emergency Executive Order 20-20 (EEO20-20) effective March 27, 2020 to April 10, 2020. BWSR offices will be closed during this time but BWSR staff are teleworking full time and are available by phone or email.
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The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) is seeking to restore previously drained or filled wetlands and adjacent uplands to develop and purchase wetland credits for public transportation projects.
Lawns to Legumes provides workshops, free planting guides, and opportunities to apply for reimbursement — enabling Minnesota residents to create pollinator habitat in their yards. Applications for fall 2020 projects can be submitted through June 2. Apply here today.
Recently, 13 local governments and non-profit organizations were awarded grant funding to create Demonstration Neighborhoods to establish important pollinator habitat corridors and showcase best practices. More information on grant recipients can be found here.