All Acres for Our Water is a dedicated program to bringing together technical expertise, agronomic intelligence, and financial resources to enhance and restore natural resources in central Stearns County.
This pilot project is a collaboration of public and private entities working to eliminate barriers to implementing proven conservation practices that will make your operation more efficient while doing right by water, soil, and wildlife.
Funding is provided by generous private donors invested in the future of agriculture and concerned about water quality and natural resource challenges in Minnesota and beyond. These charitable contributions are being used to fill in gaps and build connections between more traditional state and federal grant programs.
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This partnership is being led by the Stearns County Soil & Water Conservation District, The Nature Conservancy of Minnesota, and the Minnesota Land Trust.
Important support also comes from the Sauk River Watershed District, and University of Minnesota Center for Changing Landscapes.
Funding for this project is provided by a private donor through The Nature Conservancy (TNC) of Minnesota, the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), and the State of Minnesota.
In addition, the partnership is working closely with a variety of local private sector agricultural professionals, co-ops, and other retailers.