BWSR staff expertise contributes to quality of private wetland banks
Minnesota is a leader in private wetland banking, a system that produces high-quality, permanent replacement wetlands to offset authorized, unavoidable impacts to existing wetlands. The state’s 330 private wetland banks account for about 15% of all such banks in the U.S.
Pilot project sets sights on reforestation via private landowners in priority areas
An Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund-backed pilot project aims to accelerate tree planting within the Upper Mississippi River Basin. The Watershed and Forest Restoration: What a Match! project will contribute to a larger, 1-million-acre reforestation goal.