Along the Root River in Fillmore and Houston counties, crews work with SWCDs, agriculture department to treat Japanese hops, poison hemlock.
A Rochester-based Conservation Corps Minnesota and Iowa crew worked on an ongoing cedar revetment project in Riceford Creek. The crew included, from left: Lakota Kirst, 23, of Osage, Iowa; Cole Wentworth, 25, of Preston, Iowa; Alexis Schwanz, 18, of Polk City, Iowa; and Andrea Dormer, 19, of Owatonna. (Photo by Ann Wessel, BWSR)BLACK HAMMER TOWNSHIP — A trout stream bank…
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.