The District will hold a Project Work Team meeting to discuss flood damage reduction strategies within the Judicial Ditch #14 watershed in Marshall County on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. at the Viking Diner, Viking, MN.
MSTRWD Subcommittee Meeting
The MSTRWD personnel committee will meet Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. to conduct interviews for the administrative assistant position.
Administrative Assistant Position
The Watershed District is seeking a candidate for a full-time (40 hr/per week) District Administrative Assistant. The deadline to submit resume/ job application is September 18, 2020. Please click on links below for application form, detailed job description and notice of position:
The District will hold a Project Work Team meeting for the Swift Coulee/CD #3 project on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. at the Marshall County Courthouse in Meeting Room 1 located in the west end of the basement. Please click on the following links for official notices:
The MSTRWD will recommence public access to the District office beginning July 8, 2020. To review the MSTRWD Preparedness Plan (reopening plan), please click the following link. MSTRWD Preparedness Plan.
JD #19 RCPP Project
The Draft alternative screening document that was presented to the PWT on February 20, 2020 can be view by clicking the link below. The District will accept comments until the end of March 11, 2020. JD 19 Screening Alternatives Report – 2020-02-26 – DRAFT (1)
Swift Coulee/CD #3 Project
JD #14 RCPP Project
The JD #14 RCPP Project Work Team Meeting Presentation on Screening Alternatives is located under Project.
MN Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR)
BWSR has completed its final review in conformance with state law and concluded that watershed district has adopted a rule, titled Middle-Snake-Tamarac Rivers Watershed District Buffer Enforcement Rule that contains adequate provisions for compliance and enforcement of Minn. Stat. 103f.48 (the Buffer Law). To view the MSTRWD Buffer Enforcement rule click here Board Approved Buffer Law.
Clean Water Grant Awarded to The Watershed
The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) through the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment has awarded $144,000 in funding for the improvement for Polk County ditch #175. In an effort to improve water quality and the drain system as a whole, twenty-three high priority locations have been identified as critical areas to reduce significant erosion and agricultural field sediment loads from entering the drain system. Additional information regarding Clean Water Land and Legacy funded projects, can be found, by clicking here.
2020 Hunting Season
The 2020 Hunting Application to hunt on MSTRWD property is available on the “Permits” tab. If you do not have access to a printer, stop by the office to complete the permit. Please pay attention to the rules and check out the “Hunting Maps” under the “Permits” tab, as these are the only places that the public is welcome to hunt.