MRBDC Lac qui Parle Major Watershed Management Description

Watershed Management

Local Water Planning

Lac qui Parle County Comprehensive Water Plan Update 1995-2000

Lincoln County Comprehensive Local Water Plan

Yellow Medicine County Comprehensive Water Plan 1997-2001

Directory of County Water Planners in the Lac qui Parle River Major Watershed

Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD)

Lac qui Parle Soil and Water Conservation District
Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation District
Yellow Medicine Soil and Water Conservation District

Watershed Organizations

Area II Minnesota River Basin Projects, Inc.
Coordinator - Kerry Netzke phone: (507) 537-6369

Lac qui Parle - Yellow Bank Watershed District
District Administrator - Darrel Ellefson phone: (320) 598-3132

Lincoln County Water Management Task Force
Contact - Pauline Moen phone: (507) 694-1630

Minnesota River Basin Joint Powers Board (MRBJPB)
Executive Director - Steve Hansen phone: (612) 361-6590

Prairie Country Resource Conservation and Development Council (RC&D)
Coordinator - Randy Nelson phone: (320) 231-0008

Region 6W Upper MN Valley Regional Development Commission
Executive Director - Paul Michaelson phone: (320) 289-1981 or (1-800) 752-1983

Region 8 Southwest Regional Development Commission
Executive Director - Randy Jorgenson phone: (507) 836-8547

Watershed Projects

Del Clark Reservoir Project. Yellow Bank - Lac qui Parle Watershed District and Area II, 1985. The project area is located in minor watershed 24015.

Lake Hendricks - Lake Assessment Program.  MPCA Lake Assessment Program (LAP), 1989. The project area is the Lake Hendricks lakeshed, which includes minor watersheds 24069 and 24070. Lake Hendricks is located on the Minnesota and South Dakota border. A large portion of the Lake Hendricks lakeshed is located in South Dakota.

Minnesota River Assessment Project (MRAP) Biological and Toxicological Assessment A Fish Community Analysis of the Minnesota River Basin.  MPCA, 1990-1992. The project area is 116 sites along the Minnesota River main stem and tributaries, and within select minor watersheds. Within the major watershed, the project included minor watersheds: 24046, 24012, 24034, 24035, 24023.

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