Articles by Julie Blackburn
ISG oversees the full spectrum of water management planning, from complex multi-county, multi-agency efforts to centralized issues impacting a single landowner’s property. In each scenario, quality relationships influence action taken on water quality solutions. ISG water resource professionals cultivate common ground to ensure a resilient future is achieved for stakeholders and our natural resources.
In the land of 10,000 lakes, Minnesotans love to live near and play in our abundant water systems. But the effects of population growth, land use development, and climate change pose challenges within floodplain areas, contributing to persistent flooding issues.
Phosphorus. It’s the eleventh most common element on earth and is used to manufacture many products that we are familiar with such as steel and bronze, safety matches, LED lights, fireworks, and baking soda.
At ISG, our wetland scientists and regulatory experts have been guiding parties through the wetland bank development process for decades.
Water quality improvements often start with the watershed. For entities like the Heron Lake Watershed District, it takes strong partnerships to make and fund improvements. Through these partnerships, communities can make a big impact on local water quality.
ISG Congratulates Heron Lake Watershed District (HLWD) on their recent grant award! Implementation of best management practices are targeted to improve water quality in South Heron Lake.
You rallied the community, got agencies and drainage authorities to cooperate, and successfully completed the construction of a habitat saving, crop production enhancing drainage system in your district. Now what?