BWSR-NRCS training introduces conservation engineering skills

A weeklong training designed for NRCS and SWCD staffers new to their positions reinforced classroom instruction with hands-on practice assessing resource concerns and weighing engineering options in the field.

2023 Legislative Session delivers myriad conservation investments

Legislative actions taken this year will benefit BWSR conservation priorities such as climate change mitigation, soil health and wetland restorations.

Collaborations, grants buoy North Shore stormwater fixes

The Lake County SWCD is among the North Shore stakeholders involved in developing community stormwater management plans to address water quality impairments, flooding issues and drainage concerns.

First 7 miles of Whiskey Creek restoration show effectiveness

NRCS’ National Water Quality Initiative, an MPCA pilot grant, Outdoor Heritage Funds and BWSR Clean Water Funds support the $9.9 million, multi-partner work with water quality, water quantity and wildlife habitat benefits that extend to the Red River. Phase 3 construction is slated to begin this season.