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Start: Wednesday, May 15, 2024 at 5:00 PM
End: Wednesday, May 15, 2024 at 6:30 PM
County Board Room, Carver County Government Center
602 East 4th Street
Chaska, MN 55318

Meeting Agenda

The Board of Managers of the Lower Minnesota River Watershed District (LMRWD) will meet with the Citizens Advisory Committee and LMRWD partners concerned with calcareous fens within the boundaries of the LMRWD to discuss findings and recommendations found in the 2024 Fen Stewardship Report.

The meeting will be held in-person and virtual access will be via Webex using this link:



  1. Introductions
  2. Meeting purpose and agenda overview
  3. Background/ Summary of work completed to date
    1. Gaps analysis
    2. Rules update to include High Value Resource Areas
    3. Stewardship Plans; Seminary Fen; Savage Fen; Nicols Meadow Fen; and Gun Club Lake Fen
    4. Implementation Plan
  4. Fen Management Roles
    1. LMRWD Board of Managers
    2. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
    3. LMRWD Technical Consultant – Young Environmental
    4. Public involvement
  5. LMRWD Fen Stewardship Project – 2024 (Young Environmental)
    1. Prioritization and schedule of actions
    2. Vegetation management
    3. Groundwater monitoring
    4. Property acquisition
    5. Mapping
  6. Board Member feedback and questions
  7. Next Steps
    • Quarterly updates on Fen Stewardship Project – July and October 2024

Upcoming Meetings

June 20, 2024
Jun 20, 2024
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
County Board Room, Carver County Government Center