In this issue:

Restoring a metro trout stream

In Dakota County, a partnership between the Vermillion River Watershed JPO and Lakeville, plus two recent Clean Water Fund grant projects, lead to lower water temperature and less sediment in South Creek.

Pipestone SWCD targets nitrates

The latest in an ongoing effort to reduce nitrate levels within drinking water supply management areas offers farmers an incentive to plant cover crops and perennial vegetation such as alfalfa.

Crosslake, partners protect water quality

The success Crow Wing County and Crow Wing SWCD have had protecting Big Trout Lake has sparked similar stormwater projects within the Whitefish Chain.

Blue Earth SWCD targets impaired river

Blue Earth County SWCD identified more than 100 potential projects that could reduce sediment-loading to the Le Sueur River using a $60,000 Clean Water Fund accelerated implementation grant from BWSR.