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Winona County Soil & Water Conservation District

 P.O. Box 39, 400 Wilson Street

 Lewiston, MN 55952

 Phone: (507) 523-2171 Ext. 3

Clean Water Land & Legacy Amendment

2010-2012 Accomplishments

2012 Cost-Share Accomplishments


Winona Co. SWCD Completed a total of 43 Projects:

(Projects from 9 state grants and 1 local cost-share fund.)


5 Feedlot Runoff fixes.


3 Diversions/Waterways/Critical Area Plantings - dry soil conditions caused the construction of diversions and waterways to be suspended for much of 2012.


3 Ponds /Grade Stabilizers - dry soil conditions limited adequate compaction during construction causing the construction of ponds and grade stabilizers to be suspended for much of 2012.


4000 foot Stream Bank Stabilization Project: Engineering cost-share assistance provided through the Winona County SWCD. Construction cost-share assistance provided through other sources. This is a project funded through a special cost-share fund only available for work within the Rush-Pine Creek watershed.


17 Cover Crop Plantings (527.3 acres).


2 Prairie Plantings (13.4 acres).


12 Prescribed Burns - prairie management (319.3 acres).


85 Winona County landowners purchased trees and shrubs from Winona County SWCD (9400 Trees and Shrubs).

2011 Cost-Share Accomplishments


2011 Winona Co. SWCD completed a total of 54 projects:

(Projects from 12 state grants and 1 local cost-share fund.)


12 Feedlot Runoff fixes.


9 Diversions/Waterways/Critical Area Plantings.


8 Ponds /Grade Stabilizers.


1 Abandoned Well Sealing.


1 Stream Bank Stabilization Project.


6 Cover Crop Plantings (188.6 acres).


4 Prairie Plantings (145.1 acres).


13 Prescribed Burns - prairie management (346.1 acres).


74 Winona County landowners purchased trees and shrubs from Winona County SWCD (8600 Trees and Shrubs).

The Winona County SWCD is involved with numerous other construction projects with various federal, state and local agencies and private conservation groups.  This list is only of projects with direct SWCD cost-share funds.

2010 Cost-Share Accomplishments


2010 Winona Co. SWCD completed a total of 36 projects:


5 Feedlot Runoff fixes.


5 Diversions/Waterways/Critical Area Plantings.


17 Ponds /Grade Stabilizers.


6 Stream Bank Stabilization Project.


3 Prairie Plantings (145.1 acres).

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