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Friday, March 1st, 2024

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Friday, March 1st, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Building conservation careers

A project at Mississippi River County Park north of Sartell used anchored logs and layers of coconut fiber mats to help stabilize a 600-foot-long stretch of riverbank and curb erosion. A Brainerd-based Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa crew drove lengths of willow into the bank. Clean Water Funds are in play in the Stearns County Soil & Water Conservation District project. (Photo by Ann Wessel, BWSR)
Clean Water Fund allocations provide SWCDs with a trained labor force and equip CCMI crews with skills ranging from firefighting to disaster response. In Stearns County, a Brainerd-based crew helped stabilize a stretch of Mississippi River bank in a popular park north of St. Cloud.
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