Region-specific training with online elements will help Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources’ partners navigate the Wetland Conservation Act and better understand the landscape feature that can improve water quality and benefit wildlife.
"Cover crops are a way to bring some environmental benefits to working lands." — Heidi Rauenhorst, Hawk Creek Watershed Project.
Research, field experience and environmental challenges shape policies about what’s appropriate for conservation plantings. Minnesota has become a leader in native seed production.
By prioritizing water resources based on scientific data, this water-quality tool helps determine where to place best management practices and quantify how much good they'll do.
"For how small a culvert is, it can have these hugely out-sized impacts on the landscape." — Kari Hedin, Fond du Lac Reservation.