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In June 2015, Governor Dayton signed into law a buffer initiative aimed at enhancing protection of Minnesota’s waters.

What is required?

  • An average of 50 feet on public waters.
  • A minimum of 16.5 feet on public ditches.

When did this take effect?

  • November 1, 2017 - public waters deadline.
  • November 1, 2018 - public ditches deadline.

     

     

    

   

Resources

  FCMN BufferViolationReporter    Buffer Thumbnail   
   Buffer Compliance Map & Reporter    MN Buffer Law  

SWCD Publications

 
BUTTON BUFFERS
BUTTON CONSERVATION
 

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