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Natural Resources

Board of Water and Soil Resources - Grants
Water and Soil Resources, Board of   
BWSR grants provide funding to local units of government to deliver soil and water conservation services to their communities. Grant funds support and increase local capacity to implement programs and, provide cost-share with landowners who install conservation practices on their land to benefit state water and soil resources.

Department of Agriculture - Grants
Agriculture, Department of  
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture offers the following grant programs: Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom | Dairy Business Planning Grants | Dairy Profitability and Enhancement Grants | Sustainable Agriculture Grants | Forest Protection Reserve - Incident Response Grants Program (To help prevent or slow the speed of the Emerald Ash Borer) | Forest Protection Reserve - Planning & Preparedness Grants Program (To prevent or slow the spread and subsequent impacts of Emerald Ash Borer)

Department of Natural Resources - Grants
Natural Resources, Department of  
The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) offers a wide variety of grant programs to cities, counties, townships, non-profits, schools, private individuals and others. Areas covered include: Aquatic invasive species | Education, planning and research | Enforcement | Forest management | Habitat improvement | Land conservation | Recreation | Water | Wildlife conservation.

Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources - Grants
Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources  
The function of the LCCMR (formerly LCMR) is to make funding recommendations to the legislature for special environment and natural resource projects, primarily from the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund. These projects help maintain and enhance Minnesota's environment and natural resources.

Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council
Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council  
The Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council (LSOHC) makes annual recommendations to the Minnesota Legislature on appropriations from the Outdoor Heritage Fund (OHF). The Council seeks habitat projects to recommend for funding annually that directly relate to the restoration, protection, and enhancement of wetlands, prairies, forests, and habitat for fish, game, and wildlife, and that prevent forest fragmentation, encourage forest consolidation, and expand restored native prairie.

Metropolitan Council - Livable Communities Grants
Metropolitan Council  
The 1995 Livable Communities Act (LCA) funds community investment that revitalizes economies, creates affordable housing, and links different land uses and transportation. LCA’s voluntary, incentive-based approach leverages partnerships and shared resources to help communities achieve their regional and local goals.

Pollution Control Agency - Grants
Pollution Control Agency  
The Pollution Control Agency offers a variety of grants for: Burn barrel reduction | Solid waste processing facilities | Environmental assistance | Program development and implementation technical assistance | Phosphorus reduction | Total maximum daily load reductions | Surface water assessments | Wastewater and stormwater construction projects


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