Opinion: Legacy funds helping this area
More than 550 environmental projects have been funded in northern Minnesota thanks to the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment — and the improvements are starting to add up.
Through the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) Clean Water Fund grant program, nearly $60 million has been invested in “on-the-ground” projects, where citizens and local governments are installing conservation practices to improve the quality of lakes, rivers, wetlands and groundwater.
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