1. Applicant information
** None Residential (homeowner) Non-profit Association School Business Public agency or local government PROPERTY OWNER INFORMATION
Who should the watershed district contact about questions with the application?
2. Project summary
Total project cost
Grant amount requested
Estimated start and completion dates
If you selected "Equipment" or "Other", briefly describe
3. Project details
Street address, City, State, Zip
Property ID number (PID)
Give a 2-3 sentence summary of what you propose to do.
3. Project details
Describe the current conditions of your property, relevant site history and past managment
Describe the project in more detail, including any site issues you are hoping to address through it.
Summarize your workplan for how the project will be completed.
Who will be doing the work, and where will you being purchasing supplies/equipment from?
The watershed district is guided by a planning document called the 10-Year Watershed Management Plan. The Watershed Stewardship Grant Program exists to support the goals and strategies of that plan. Which of the following 10-Year Plan strategies will your project support?
Select all that apply
WQual S1. The District seeks to minimize the negative impacts of erosion and sedimentation through the District’s regulatory, education and outreach, and incentive programs.
WQual S3. The District encourages cities and developers to seek opportunities to incorporate habitat protection or enhancement into development and redevelopment projects.
WQual S6. The District will seek opportunities to establish and preserve natural corridors for wildlife habitat and migration.
WQual S7. The District will promote the use of natural materials and bioengineering for the maintenance and restoration of shorelines and streambanks where appropriate.
WQual S11. The District recognizes the multiple benefits of vegetated buffers and promotes the use of vegetated buffers around all waterbodies.
WQual S12. The District will assist and cooperate with cities, MPCA, MDNR, MnDOT, other watershed and other stakeholders in implementing projects or other management actions based on the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s Twin Cities Metro Chloride TMDL
WQual S13. The District will continue to minimize pollutant loading to water resources through implementation of the District’s capital improvement, regulatory, education and outreach, and incentive programs.
WQual S15. The District will cooperate with other entities to investigate treatment effectiveness of emerging practices.
WQuan S1. The District will preserve and enhance the natural function of the floodplain and maintain floodplain storage volume.
WQuan S2. The District will promote strategies that minimize baseflow impacts.
WQuan S3. The District will continue to promote infiltration, where feasible, as a best management practice to reduce runoff volume, improve water quality, and promote aquifer recharge.
WQuan S7. The District promotes/encourages cities and developers to implement Low Impact Development (LID) practices and will work with cities to reduce regulatory barriers to LID practices.
WQuan S9. The District will work with cities and other stakeholders to encourage conservation practices (e.g. water reuse) to protect creeks, lakes and wetlands.
My project does not support any of the plan strategies.
The grant program seeks to fund projects that have quantifiable benefit to water quality, habitat, and flood risk reduction. Please indicate the benefits your project will have. Select all that apply.
Please include numerical estimates of benefits for any of the items selected above. You may also include a few sentences about the project's benefits here.
The grant program also exists to increase awareness and stewardship around water issues and solutions. Projects that incorporate community educaiton and outreach are given preference. We encourage you to be creative as you think of ways to weave education into your project.
How will your project increase awareness of water resource issues?
How will the project increase visibility and general knowledge of clean water practices and/or projects?
May we share your project with the community on your website, social and other media?
Could we highlight your project on a tour, or training event? (with prior notice and agreement)
Yes No 5. Maintenance
If your project is approved for funding, you will need to enter into a maintenance agreement with the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District.
How will the project be monitored and maintained?
Grant recipients must submit a project report within 30 days of completing the project, and a yearly report with updates on maintenance and function. These are submitted online.
How/what will you track to fulfill these requirements?
7. Site visit
Most applications require a site visit from the Carver County Soil and Water Conservation District (CCSWCD) technician prior to applying, or at least prior to the application deadline.
Have you had a site visit with the CCSWCD technician?
Yes No, but I have one scheduled No, and I confirmed that I do not need one Authorization to submit application
Name of landowner(s) or responsible party authorized to submit this application and sign any subsequent funding agreement(s).
The follow items are required for an application to be considered complete:
Project designs and/or equipment specifications
Cost-estimate (including quotes)
Site map of project location with photos
Plant list (if design includes vegetation)
Please email them to Claire Bleser: email@example.com