RIVER COUNTY RC&D COUNCIL, INC: Lower Chippewa R. Basin Conservation Buffer Initiative

Purpose

The River Country RC&D Council will coordinate a conservation buffer project in the Lower Chippewa Basin over a two year period. Activities involved with this project include: hiring a conservation buffer specialist to coordinate volunteers, educate and provide technical assistance to farmers/landowners, and assist field office in the completion of CRP and CREP contracts. A broad goal for this project is to install 1500 acres (124 miles) of conservation buffer strips within the basin over a two year period. Areas of concentration will include Cranberry, Coon, Rock and Elk Creeks. Specific deliverables for this grant project will include: annual progress report regarding contact completions and buffer installations final report that summarizes the grant project activites and accomplishments The Department of Natural Resources will be provided wil both a paper copy and an electronic copy of the final report.

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RM-001-00
2000
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Activities & Recommendations
Control Streambank Erosion
install 1500 acres (124 miles) of conservation buffer strips
Grant Awarded
Conservation buffer project in the Lower Chippewa Basin over a two year period involving installation of 1500 acres (124 miles) of conservation buffer strips within the basin over a two year period. Areas of concentration will include Cranberry, Coon, Rock and Elk Creeks.
Project Deliverable
Annual progress reports
Project Deliverable
Final Report
ATTAINS Implementation Initiated
The River Country RC&D Council will coordinate a conservation buffer project in the Lower Chippewa Basin over a two year period. Activities involved with this project include: hiring a conservation buffer specialist to coordinate volunteers, educate and provide technical assistance to farmers/landowners, and assist field office in the completion of CRP and CREP contracts. A broad goal for this project is to install 1500 acres (124 miles) of conservation buffer strips within the basin over a two year period. Areas of concentration will include Cranberry, Coon, Rock and Elk Creeks. Specific deliverables for this grant project will include: annual progress report regarding contact completions and buffer installations final report that summarizes the grant project activities and accomplishments.
 
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