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Matt Solemsaas, Stevens SWCD District Administrator, explains the rain garden installed at his home. Stevens SWCD can install rain gardens as a cost-share with homeowners.
Matt Solemsaas, Stevens SWCD District Administrator, explains the rain garden installed at his home. Stevens SWCD can install rain gardens as a cost-share with homeowners.

SWCD highlights projects in Stevens County on tour

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Morris Minnesota 607 Pacific Avenue 56267

MORRIS – On Wednesday, June 19, staff from the Stevens Soil and Water Conservation District showed off their work across the county during a conservation tour for local residents.

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During the first top of the tour, TSA Area 2 Engineer Ross Reiffenberger explained a project to install stream barbs on the Pomme de Terre River to help prevent erosion.

Other projects highlighted on the tour included personal rain gardens that Stevens SWCD provided as a cost-share to local landowners, water and sediment control basins, and a living snow fence to help prevent blowing and drifting.  

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