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North Fork Crow River Watershed District

Mission Statement

To improve and enhance water quality, to control water flow, to reduce erosion and sedimentation, to promote wise public, private and natural use of water while maintaining, enhancing and preserving public and private drainage for present and future residents of the Watershed District.

small watershed map

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Current News


WE'RE MOVED!

The new office located at

1030 Front Street

Brooten, MN 56316

 


 

BOARD MEETINGS are the second Monday of each month at 07:00p.m April-Nov (1pm Dec-March)


 

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING

OF THE

BOARD OF MANAGERS

 

The Board of Managers will be holding a special meeting on Friday, March 27th at 6:00 pm at the District office located at 1030 Front Street, Brooten MN. The topic of discussion will be review of submitted proposals for engineering services regarding the Stearns County Ditch 32 repair proceedings and selection of a proposal, and approval of payment to MCSI for purchase of copier / printer and Avenet for website design services.

Dated: 3/17/2015

Tara Ostendorf

District Administrator


NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING

OF THE

BOARD OF MANAGERS

The Board of Managers will be holding a workshop at which a quorum will be present on Monday, March 6th at 6:00 pm at the District office located at 1030 Front Street, Brooten MN.

Dated: 3/17/2015

Tara Ostendorf

District Administrator


Manure Applications

Minimum setbacks near waters

(counties can be more restrictive than state Rule 7020)

                               Surface       (Incorporation

                              Application   within 24 hrs.)

Lake, Stream              300’*           (25’**)

Wetlands (10+ac.)     300’*           (25’**)

Ditches (w/o berms)  300’*           (25’**)

Open tile intakes       300’              (0’)

Well, quarry               50’               (50’)

Sinkhole (w/o berms)

Downslope                50’               (50’)

Upslope                    300’              (50’)

*100’ vegetated buffer can be used instead of 300’ setback

For non-winter applications (50’ buffer for wetlands/ditches)

**no long-term phosphorus buildup within 300’

Feedlot Helpline : 1877-333-3508

 


 

AIS video (Click to watch)

Silent Invaders Episode 2: Zebra & Quagga Mussels

 


 

Rice Lake TMDL Report


Agricultural Best Management Practices

The North Fork Crow River Watershed District (NFCRWD) has been awarded a  Board of Water Resources conservation drainage grant for Agricultural Best Management Practices (BMPs). The NFCRWD will be providing grant funding to install rock Inlets, controlled outlets and woodchip bioreactors on existing tile systems that outlet to county ditches within the District.

The NFCRWD is seeking interested landowners to install these practices as on their properties. Grant funds will be available on a cost sharing basis. Contact the Watershed office or stop into the office for more information and to fill out an application today!

Agricultural Conservation Practices Brochure


MN DNR Invasive Speacies Video


 


 

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