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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

Winona Co. SWCD:

Clean Water Land & Legacy Amendment

Accomplishments:

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.

Clean Water Land & Legacy Amendment Clean Water Land & Legacy Amendment

Cost-Share Projects:

Ponds, Grade Stabilization Structures, Water and Sediment Control Structures, Grassed Waterways, Diversions, Well Sealing…

o 4 Carryover Cost-Share Contracts from 2013

Total Cost-Share: $9,245.06

o 5 New Cost-Share Contracts

Total Cost-Share: $12,965.98

Total Project Cost Estimates: $54,612.35

o 7 Projects Completed

Cost-Share: $14,525.74

Total Project Cost: $51,953.70

o 2 Contracts carry over for 2015

Total Cost-Share: $7,557.64

Total Cost Estimate: $15,676.85

o Continued work with landowners for future cost-share contracts and grant applications.

2010 Flood Recovery

o 1 Carryover Cost-Share Contract from 2013

Total Cost-Share: $40,000

o 1 Contract Carryover for 2015

Total Cost-Share: $40,000

Total Cost Estimate: $58,000

Feedlots

o 4 Carryover Cost-Share Contracts from 2013

Total Cost-Share: $231,138

o 4 New Cost-Share Contracts

Total Cost-Share: $174,684.64

Total Project Cost Estimates: $831,559.36

o 3 Projects Completed

Cost-Share: $187,638.00

Total Project Cost: $321,952.96

o 2 Cancelled Contracts

o 3 Contracts carry over for 2015

Total Cost-Share: $160,212.64

Total Cost Estimate: $806,872.99

o Continued work with landowners for future cost-share contracts and grant applications.

Subsurface Sewage Treatment System (SSTS) upgrade – Clean Water Fund

o 6 Projects Completed

Total Cost-Share: $55,000

Total:

o Carryover from 2013

9 Projects

$280,383 in Cost-Share Assistance to the Landowner of Winona County

o New Contracts

9 Contracts

$187,651 in Cost-Share Assistance to the Landowner of Winona County

o Completed Projects

16 Projects

$257,163 in Cost-Share Assistance to the Landowner of Winona County

o Carryover to 2015

6 Projects

$167,770 in Cost-Share Assistance to the Landowner of Winona County

Cost-Share amounts listed above do not include federal cost-share dollars or other outside sources.


2014 Truax Drill Rentals (Prairie Plantings):

2 Sites

36.4 Acres

2014 Tree and Shrub Sales:

7,300 Trees and Shrubs

45 Landowners

2014 Reinvest in Minnesota (RIM) Reserve Conservation Easements:

6 New Easements

301.6 Acres

State, County, City and Township site and/or plan reviews:

7 Wetland Conservation Act (WCA) technical assistance reviews

22 Steep slope, erosion, shoreland, bluff land… reviews

1 Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) review

SWCD 2014 Program Accomplishments


Grant Closeouts/Completions (11):

RC&D Cost-Share

2011 Southern MN Flood Relief - Phase 3

2011 Native Buffer Cost-Share

2011 Feedlot Clean Water Fund Cost-Share

2012 Conservation Delivery

2013 Conservation Delivery

2012 Easement Delivery

2013 Easement Delivery

2014 Easement Delivery

2011 State Cost-Share

2012 State Cost-Share

New Grants (7):

2014 Cooperative Weed Management Area Clean Water Fund (cost-share) $  15,000

2014 Feedlot Clean Water Fund Cost-Share     $275,539

2015 Farm Bill Assistance     $  11,250

2015 State Cost-Share     $  11,629

2015 Easement Delivery     $   3,780

2015 Easement Implementation     $   10,000

2015 Conservation Delivery     $   20,963

Total: $348,161

Old Grants Still Active (6):

2011 Flood Cost-Share Phase 4

2012 Feedlot Clean Water Fund Cost-Share

2012 SSTS Upgrade Clean Water Fund Cost-Share

2013 State Cost-Share

2014 State Cost-Share

2014 Conservation Delivery

Winona Co. SWCD 2014 Grant Activities

Winona Co. SWCD - 2014 Year in Review