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Greenprint
Protect, Enhance, & Restoring Natural Resources
Greenprinting is a smart-growth strategy that emphasizes land conservation to ensure quality of life, clean air and water, recreation, and economic health. (Source: National Association of Counties and Trust for Public Land)

Working with representatives of broad interests, the county will create a comprehensive vision for protecting, enhancing and restoring natural areas, greenways and open space.
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The County's Project Goals
The project will:
  • identify and prioritize natural resources, corridors and greenways for conservation management. Develop and implement comprehensive plans that preserve, protect and restore important natural resources corridors and greenways.
    • Wetland Conservation Management Plan
    • Master Plan for Mining Reclamation

Blue Earth County and Watonwan County received a Clean Water Fund grant from the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment to develop mining reclamation and wetland management plans.

Julie Conrad
Land Use and Natural Resource Planner
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Blue Earth County Government Center
410 S. Fifth St.
P.O. Box 3566
Mankato, MN 56001

Ph: (507) 304-4381