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Invasive Species Management

Invasive species management efforts play a key role in maintaining the integrity of natural areas and conservation lands. This webpage lists key resources related to invasive species management in Minnesota as well as information about BWSR’s Cooperative Weed Management Area Program. The diagram below shows how partnerships in Minnesota play a key role in invasive species management.  

Invasive Species Information

Cooperative Weed Management Area Program

Q & A about CWMAs

CWMA FY16-17 Technical Assistance Option Request (posted March 17, 2016)  - This policy allows for flexibility with technical assistance funding amounts for the program.

Applicant Eligibility

As this is a State Cost-Share Program, SWCDs are the eligible grant applicants for this program grant. Other organizations may consider applying in partnership with SWCDs to help develop and run the Cooperative Weed Management Area.

Goals of this program include:

Minnesota Cooperative Weed Management Areas

For additional questions email or call:

Dan Shaw, Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources

Phone No: 651-296-0644


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Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources

520 Lafayette Road North, St. Paul, MN 55155 | (651) 296-3767 | Fax (651) 297-5615 | TTY (800) 627-3529

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