The Lower Minnesota River East One Watershed One Plan planning efforts are in the very early stages (pre-planning stage). Le Sueur County, Le Sueur Soil and Water Conservation District, Rice County, Rice Soil and Water Conservation District, Scott Soil and Water Conservation District, Scott County, Scott Watershed Management Organization, and the Lower Minnesota River Watershed District have all partnered together to begin planning efforts for the Lower Minnesota River East One Watershed One Plan.
The partnership has hired ISG Inc. to help assist with developing and writing the plan as well as facilitation efforts.
To stay up to date with the watershed, please visit the following website: lowermnrivereast.org.
Lower Minnesota River East One Watershed One Plan Kickoff Meeting
The Lower Minnesota River East Partnership hosted two public kick off meetings for the Lower Minnesota River East One Watershed One Plan! The purpose of the kickoff meeting is gather public input on issues and priorities within the watershed. These priority issues and resources will help guide the Partnership on where to focus efforts for management, implementation activities, and education/outreach for the watershed.
There was an in person and virtual option to participate. We had a great turnout at our in person meeting! A total of 53 individuals were present!