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Flood Control!! My A**

 

January 18, 2020



I am writing on behalf of the farmers and landowners in the Roseau Lake area of Roseau County, where the Roseau River Watershed District and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources propose to construct a project, which they are saying is for flood control and wildlife habitat along the Roseau River. The project proposes construction of miles of earthen embankment within the floodplain of the Roseau River. These embankments are essentially water control dikes. Most of the farmers in the area oppose that project and have formed a coalition against it. Our coalition is coming to better u...



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