Ag Wetland Banking A Win-Win Opportunity for MN. Les Lemm Wetland Conservation Act Coordinator Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources. January 18, 2012. Regulation of Wetlands on Ag Land in Minnesota. USDA Farm Bill wetland compliance requirements since December 1985.
Wetland Conservation Act Coordinator
Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources
January 18, 2012
Agricultural Wetland Mitigation:
MN Stat.103G.2242, Subd. 1
103G.222, Subd. 1(c): “If a wetland is located in a cultivated field, then replacement must be accomplished through restoration only without regard to [sequencing]…”
103G.222, Subdivision 1(a): “Wetlands must not be drained or filled, wholly or partially, unless replaced by restoring or creating wetland areas of at least equal public value…”
for ag bankers.
Contact your BWSR Sr. Wetland Specialist
See the BWSR website: www.bwsr.state.mn.us