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Yellow Medicine One Watershed One Plan

The Yellow Medicine River Watershed has been selected by the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) as one of the five pilot areas for the One Watershed, One Plan program.  This program allows counties to transition from county-based water management planning to watershed-based planning. Ten local governments entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to develop the YM1W1P. The mission of these organizations, along with the state agencies that cooperated in developing this plan, is to work together with citizens to restore and protect the water resources of the Yellow Medicine Watershed.

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Missouri River One Watershed One Plan

The Missouri River One-Watershed One Plan brings 6 counties, 6 Soil and Water Conservation Districts and 2 Watersheds together to develop a comprehensive plan that will address water management in the Missouri River Watershed. The planning area drains 1.1 million acres or 1,783 square miles, encompassing all or portions of Rock, Pipestone, Nobles, Jackson, Lincoln, and Murray Counties. The Missouri River Watershed One Watershed-One Plan will be locally led and utilize state strategies towards prioritized, targeted and measurable implementation plans.

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Lac qui Parle-Yellow Bank Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan

The LqP-YB CWMP was developed between 2021-2023 through the One watershed One plan (1W1P) program administered by the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR). The CWMP will guide watershed partners including local counties, Soil and Water Conservation Districts, the LqP-YW WD, and other local stakeholders through the implementation processes to restore, protect, and ensure the watershed's water management and sustainability moving forward. 

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