One Watershed, One Plan is a voluntary program.  Local governments may form a planning partnership and begin planning, according to the One Watershed, One Plan Operating Procedures, at any time.  BWSR offers a limited number of planning grants annually to support planning efforts.

Map of Participating Watersheds (pdf) 

Scroll down for an interactive map of participating watersheds.

Approved Plans

The following plans have been approved by the Board of Water and Soil Resources. Please consult the interactive map below for links to plans or planning websites.

Root River One Watershed, One Plan approved December 14, 2016

Yellow Medicine River One Watershed, One Plan approved December 14, 2016

Lake Superior North One Watershed, One Plan approved January 25, 2017

Red Lake River One Watershed, One Plan approved April 26, 2017

North Fork Crow River One Watershed, One Plan approved June 27, 2018

Leech Lake River Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan approved March 27, 2019

Lake of the Woods Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan approved September 25, 2019

Pine River Watershed One Watershed, One Plan approved September 25, 2019

Missouri River Watershed Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan approved October 23, 2019

Cedar - Wapsipinicon Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan approved December 18, 2019

Thief River Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan approved March 25, 2020

Cannon River Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan approved June 24, 2020

Plans in Final (90-Day) Review

The following final plans have been submitted for final BWSR review.  The BWSR board will take action on these plans within 90 days or the next board meeting after the end of the 90-day period.

Pomme de Terre River Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan

Submitted to BWSR on June 15, 2020

Responses to comments

Plans Submitted for Draft (60-Day) Review

The following draft plans have been submitted for 60-day review and comment. Following the 60-day period, planning groups will revise their plans based on comments received and then submit the final plan for 90-day review.  

DRAFT Buffalo-Red River Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan

Draft review period 6/3/2020 - 8/3/2020

Planning website

DRAFT Watonwan River Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan

Draft review period 5/21/2020 - 7/20/2020

Draft Plan Document

DRAFT Leaf, Wing, Redeye One Watershed, One Plan

Draft review period 4/16/2020 - 6/15/2020

Planning Website

DRAFT Lower St. Croix Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan

Draft review period 4/4/2020 - 6/3/2020

Planning Website

The interactive map below shows planning areas that are participating in the One Watershed, One Plan program. Click on a watershed to get more information, including links to planning web pages.