Conservation District now accepting applications for clean water grant money
The Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is now accepting applications from landowners for projects to buffer shorelines and reduce polluted runoff in the areas surrounding the following lakes; Big Trout, Cross Lake, East and West Fox, Gull, Rush and Serpent.
The SWCD invites applications from landowners in the watersheds of the target lakes to apply for grant dollars. Landowners, businesses, resorts and others are eligible for grant dollars to strategically place filter gardens, shorelines buffers and bank stabilizing practices planted in native plants.
Landowners can apply by contacting the Crow Wing SWCD at 322 Laurel St., Suite 13, Brainerd, MN 56401, at (218) 828-6197 or by visiting www2.co.crow-wing.mn.us/swcd.