FUNDING & GRANTS
Eligibility is different for each program. Funds and grant dollars may include Environmental Grants, RIM Conservation Easements, Forest Stewardship Plans, or other programs.
FOREST STEWARDSHIP PLANS
RIM CONSERVATION EASEMENTS
Manage your woods of 20 acres or more, funding available, plus incentives. see below for more information or Call Andrew at Crow Wing SWCD at 218-828-6197. For 19 acres or less, please download the Fee Schedule below.
50% to 75% Cost Sharing for environmental projects: FCFS, limited funding available for Shoreline Restorations, Rain Gardens, Erosion Control. Project does not have to be on a lake or river. Call Crow Wing SWCD at
218-828-6197 or fill out site visit request online.
Funding provided by:
Clean Water, Land and
Protect Your Land for Future Generations
Help permanently protect declining wild rice feeding habitat, quality drinking water and other ecologically important riparian lands.
$$ Funds available for parcels located along; DNR designated Shallow Wild Rice Lakes, The Pine River and The Mississippi River.
Call Crow Wing SWCD at 218-828-6197
Preferred Easement Criteria
• Minimum of 300ft of shoreline
• Minimum of 300ft of Depth from shoreline
• Minimum of 20 acres
• Threatened by development
• Adjoining public land
• Unique habitat value
• Land with Inlet or outlet of lake
• Currently underdeveloped lake
Your Yard Can BEE The Change
Minnesota residents can now apply for individual support grants, which offer up to $300 in reimbursement funding to cover costs associated with establishing pollinator habitats in residential yards. Applicants who qualify for reimbursement are expected to attend a workshop to better ensure project success. Read More