Mower SWCD’s drone shows the 104 acres of cropland in Lansing Township being enrolled by the Christianson family into the MN CREP program for permanent native prairie and wetlands.

More permanent prairie planned north of Austin’s Todd Park

MN CREP enrolling 104 acres of cropland along new trout stream

Wolf Creek’s corridor of conservation leading down to Austin’s Todd Park.
Crews work Aug. 24, 2020, to create wetlands and seed native prairie on part of the 100 acres of former cropland enrolled in MN CREP earlier this year by Steve & Diane Persinger.
Mower SWCD’s James Fett with a rainbow trout caught in April in Wolf Creek.
Aerial view from spring 2020 of Austin’s Todd Park, where Wolf Creek has been stocked with rainbow trout by the Minnesota DNR.

Formed in 2007, CRWD works to reduce flooding and improve water quality on the Cedar River State Water Trail and its tributaries in southern Minnesota.

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