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Over 1,000 Minnesota residents to receive grants through Lawns to Legumes

The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources has awarded more than 1,000 Minnesota residents grants through Lawns to Legumes, which provides residents a combination of workshops, coaching,

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ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) plans to give more than 1,000 Minnesota residents Individual Support grants through the Lawns to Legumes program.

According to a release from BWSR, the program, which is funded by the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund, provides residents a combination of workshops, coaching, planting guides and cost-share funding for installing pollinator-friendly native plantings in residential yards.

The BWSR is partnered with Metro Blooms and Blue Thumb — Planting for Clean water to administer the program.

The grants reimburse the residents up to $350 for costs associated with planting pollinator habitats in their yards. Recipients are required to match 25% by purchasing tools or contractors to maintain the projects, the report said.

For more information on Lawns to Legumes, visit their website .

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