Funding and Initiative Guides


Alternative Land use services

Wetland restoration, enhancemen, riparian buffers, shelterbelts, native prarie grass restoration, fencing and more. 


GRowing outcomes in watersheds

Water retention, conservation, restoration, and enhancement of wetlands, riparian areas and upland areas, as well as other special projects you may have in mind.



Soil improvement, greenhouse gas reduction, manure and livestock management, drainage water management, hazardous products management and more. 

Living Labs

Living labratories

Collaborating with farmers to research enhancing habitats through better drainage practices, prevention of nutrient runoff into waterways, decrease in habitat loss, regenerative grazing management, and sequestering carbon in grassland soil

**no application process**

Safely dispose of unwanted or obsolete agricultural pesticides and livestock/equine medications –

No charge! 

Take them to the following locations on the dates noted between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.


Environmental Farm Plan

Contribute to the improvement of air, water and soil, increases biodiversity, EPA, and employ BMP’s.

What projects are funded under GROW?

Water Retention

Small dams and construction of other permanent or temporary water retention projects.

Wetland Conservation

Conservation, enhancement or restoration of class 1 and 2 wetlands.

Riparian Area Projects

Conservation, restoration or enhancement of riparian areas.

Buffer Establishment

Establishing, enhancing or restoring shelterbelts, perennial cover buffers, or grassed waterways on private lands, including maintenance.

Upland Area Projects

Conservation, enhancement and/or restoration of native prairie, woodlands and erodible soils. (fencing, cover crops, green manures, polycropping etc..)

Innovative Approaches

Projects that will conserve or enhance Ecological Goods & Services (EG&S) in Manitoba's agricultural lands.

Manitoba Association of Watersheds Leads Partnership on AAFC's On-Farm Climate Action Fund

Producer-led groups form a coalition; land AAFC’s on-farm climate action projects for Manitoba and Saskatchewan producers

Environmental Farm Plan

We can go through the EFP application with you

Financial Assistance For Flooding Announcement

In light of the current flooding conditions, the province will be providing disaster financial assistance to Municipalities, Private residences, Farms, Small Businesses, and Non-Profits. 

Integrated Water Management Plan