The Le Sueur River Watershed Network exists to encourage collaboration, empower citizens, and nurture a land stewardship ethic amongst those that live, work and recreate in the watershed.
We Are Water MN Traveling Exhibit
Several of the Le Sueur River Watershed Network Steering Committee members share their connections to water through storytelling made part by the MPCA, The Minnesota Humanities Center, National Endowment for the Humanities, Clean Water Land and Legacy Amendment and statewide partners. To hear their stories and others, view here: https://mnhum.org/water/.
These recommendations were developed by the Le Sueur River Watershed Network Citizen Advisory Committee over a series of meetings from January-May 2013. They describe steps towards cleaner water and river health in the Le Sueur River Watershed.
Since European settlement, the watershed has seen changes in cover type and precipitation patterns. Watershed residents are concerned over the natural resources, including surface and ground water, in-channel stability, erosion, sedimentation, nutrients, and stormwater.