Fund For Lake Michigan

Planning for Trial Point/Non-point Water Quality Market

  • Grant Recipient: Sand County Foundation Inc
  • Amount: $32,400
  • Year: 2011
  • Watershed: Milwaukee River
  • Focus Area: Nutrient Management

The Sand County Foundation will begin research and stakeholder outreach to support the development of a pilot water quality market for phosphorus reductions in the Milwaukee River watershed. The pilot will employ a cooperative model in which farmers in a voluntary association would decide how to apportion money to producers who reduce agricultural runoff.

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