CLEAN all visible aquatic plants, zebra mussels, and other prohibited invasive species from watercraft, trailers, and water-related equipment before leaving any water access or shoreland.
The Itasca Soil & Water is now accepting bids for the City of Coleraine rain gardens project. Project is located on the corners of Kerr Ave. and Cole St. in Coleraine, MN. Proposals will be accepted until 10 A.M. Wednesday March 10th.Complete digital project bidding documents are available at www.questcdn.com. You may download the digital plan documents for $15.00 by inputting Quest project # 7567625 on the website’s Project Search page. Please see attached Plans and Specifications for bid details. For questions, call Tim Frits 218-910-7652 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bill Grantges, Itasca County Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Program Coordinator honored for his accomplishments
The Minnesota Invasive Species Advisory Council (MISAC) bestowed Carol Mortensen Invasive Species Management Awards at their virtual Upper Midwest Invasive Species Conference in November. Bill Grantges, Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Coordinator for the Itasca County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD), received the 2020 Individual Achievement Award, in recognition of his efforts in managing Itasca County’s aquatic invasive species program. Bill has been instrumental in making this program a success since its inception in 2014, and in successfully implementing and growing the program each year.
The MASWCD Outstanding Conservationist Award is to recognize individuals, conservation organizations, and others for outstanding accomplishments with implementing conservation practices and improving Minnesota’s natural resources. Itasca Soil and Water this year nominated John Davis from Deer Lake Assoication.