Community Partners Projects

Community Focused Projects-IN PROGRESS


These projects are aimed to slow the flow into lakes, streams, and groundwater.

Started in 2012 and continuing through 2018, many organizations have been funded with Clean Water, Land, Legacy Funds through Crow Wing Soil & Water Conservation District.

This was a opportunity to channel local knowledge into
creative solutions for solving stormwater volume issues.

Agate Lake Property Owners Association
Funded $25,000 for Shoreline Restorations and Rain Gardens

Camp Arrowhead
Funded $20,000 for Shoreline Restoration, Re-vegetating a hill slope, stormwater retention ponds, reconstructing a boat access.

Camp Foley
Funded $16,263 for Shoreline Restoration

Central Lakes College
$1,500 for Trail erosion reduction project

Fifty Lakes Property Owners Association
Funded $3,686 for 3 Lakeshore Buffers: 1330 sq ft

First Congregational United Church of Christ
Funded $10,048 in 2014 for 2 rain gardens and a gallon rain barrel

Friends of Rogers Lake
Funded $5,700 for 3 landowners doing shoreline restoration

Legionville School Patrol Camp
Funded $18,750 for 8 rain gardens: 3600 sq ft

Kenney Lake Neighborhood Watch Group
Funded $4,803.31 in 2014 for 2 shoreline buffers

Northland Arboretum
Funded $15,019 in 2012 for 250 Rain Barrels sold to the Community
Funded $1,050 in 2014 for native vegetation plantings

Portage Crooked Lake Improvement District
Funded $2,566 in 2012 for a 1660 sq ft shoreline buffer
Funded $8,922 in 2013 for a   ___ sq ft shoreline buffer

Pelican Lake Association
Funded $13,660 in 2013 for 3 Rain gardens and erosion control on 2 lake accesses: 4600 sq ft

Sibley Lake Association
Funded $22,000 for shoreline restoration

Thomes & Quaintance
Funded $9,061 in 2013 for a 10,000 sq ft shoreline buffer

Upper Hay Lake Association
Funded $14,500 for 8 shoreline buffers:

Whitefish Area Property Owners Association
Funded $11,250 in 2012 for 5 projects: 4300 sq ft of shoreline buffers
Funded $11,250 in 2013 for 8 projects: 5726 sq ft of shoreline buffers and 1 rain garden
Funded $15,000 in 2014 for 9 projects: 22,500 sq ft of shoreline buffers
Funded $13,000 in 2015 for 7 projects: 16,500 sq ft of shoreline buffers and 3 rain gardens

Wild & Free Wildlife Habitat
Funded $15,686 for shoreline erosion reduction and pollution reduction

 Wild Ones-Brainerd Chapter Dog Park
Funded $4,856 in 2014 for __ rain gardens and native vegetation

Wilderness Park Owners Association
Funded $10,000 for a large rain garden


Funds for this project are provided from the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) through the Clean Water, Land, and Legacy Amendment.

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