Photos – Waste Storage Facility Abandonment

The Fond du Lac County Land and Water Conservation Department worked with a Waupun, WI landowner to complete the abandonment of his pre-ordinance concrete waste storage facility. Technical assistance was provided by the county and cost share funding was secured through the NRCS EQIP program. Project participants included Drew Zelle, DATCP; Kelli Neitzel, DATCP; Cory Drummond, NRCS; Beth Peterson, NRCS; …

Conservation Partnership Secures $600,000 in Federal Funding for Lafayette Farm Projects

Lafayette County Land Conservation Department uses a rainfall simulator to compare conventional tillage and conservation practices during a field day on Pete Cernek’s farm for the regional partnership. … A thirteen-partner coalition of public and private organizations has secured $600,000 over five years from the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) for a unique regional project in Lafayette County. The project …

WI Land+Water Commends Unanimous Endorsement of Recommended Water Quality Goals by the State Land and Water Conservation Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 23, 2018 WI Land+Water Commends Unanimous Endorsement of Recommended Water Quality Goals by the State Land and Water Conservation Board MADISON –  On October 2, 2018, the Wisconsin Land and Water Conservation Board (LWCB) unanimously endorsed water quality goals recommended by WI Land+Water’s Food, Land and Water (FLW) Project. Addressing both surface water and groundwater quality …