Cost-Share Program

The Middle St. Croix Watershed Management Organization, MSCWMO offers small cost-share grants to residents living within the MSCWMO. Typically, the Watershed Management Organization, WMO provides funding to approximately 10 residents for a total of $2,500 per year. Most funded projects include lakeshore plantings, raingarden installation, habitat restoration, or agricultural water quality improvement projects.

The Washington Conservation District provides design assistance for projects from January-April of each year. Project designs proposals are reviewed in April, May and June by the MSCWMO board of managers and qualifying projects are funded first come first serve. The MSCWMO partners with the Washington Conservation District for design and installation assistance. To learn more about projects that have already been completed in the MSCWMO, and throughout Washington County, please visit:

To make an appointment for a site visit to discuss a project on your property, please contact:

Mike Isensee – or 651-330-8220 x 22
Bryan Pynn – or 651-330-8220 ext. 36