Funding Available for Landowners in Upper Soldier Creek Watershed

MAYETTA: Funding is available for landowners in the Upper Soldier Creek Watershed which has been listed as a high priority area due to water quality concerns for sediment by the Kansas Department of Health & Environment, according to an announcement from the PBPN Division of Planning & EPA.

Funds are available through the Kansas Alliance for Wetlands and Streams/Middle Kansas Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy (WRAPS) program.
Funds are being offered for project types that include $50/ac up to $5,000 for cover crops, cost share for buffer development, tile terrance outlets with sediment basins, establishment of permanent vegetation, grassed waterways, wetlands and no-till practices.
For projects on the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation please contact Verna Potts, Division of Planning & EPA at 785.966.2946.