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Landowner Project List and Funding Rates

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2016 LEAP Program Project List

Up until December 2016, our LEAP program provided assistance to landowners interested in completing the following projects:


​LEAP funding is available for:
​Funding Rate
​Funding Cap
​Controlling Cropland Erosion
​50%​$5,000
​Decommissioning Unused Wells
​100%​$1,500
​Diverting Runoff from Sources of Contamination
​50%​$5,000
​Enhancing Wildlife Habitat
​50%​$1,000*
​Improving Streams and Retrofitting On-line Ponds
​50%​$10,000
​Irrigation Water Management
​50%​$10,000
​Managing Manure
​50%​$10,000
​Managing Milkhouse Waste
​50%​$5,000
​Planting Cover Crops
​$25/acre (for cost of seed)
​$2,000
​Planting Trees & Shrubs
​50-75%​$6,000/$10,000**
​Protecting Private Wells
​50%​$1,000
​Rain Gardens
​60%​$5,000
​Restricting Livestock from Watercourses
​75% shared on a maximum of $17/m installed, $11/m materials
​$10,000
​Storing & Handling Fuel, Fertilizer and Chemicals
​50%​$2,000
​Upgrading Septic Systems
​50%​$2,500 (conventional system) or $5,000 (advanced system)