Neighbor to Neighbor: Reinvigorating the Knights Creek Watershed

Tina Barone | Dunn County LWCD Conservation Planner Dunn County Land and Water Conservation Division (LWCD) is working with landowners and operators to address soil erosion in the Knights Creek Watershed. The area is upstream of an important flood control dam that was installed in 1970 through the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act (PL-566). According to the USDA Soil …

WI Land+Water Hosts 66th Annual Conference

~ Conference includes 40 conservation presentations and honors outstanding environmental stewards across Wisconsin ~ LAKE GENEVA – The Wisconsin Land and Water Conservation Association (WI Land+Water) hosted its 66th Annual Conference this past March 13-15th at the Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva, WI. The conference brought together over 350 conservation professionals from various organizations across the state, including county …

Youth Education Committee Hosts 62nd Annual Conservation Awareness Poster and Speaking Contests

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 19, 2019 LAKE GENEVA – The Wisconsin Land and Water Conservation Association (WI Land+Water) hosted its 66th Annual Conservation Conference at the Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva on March 13-16, 2019.  As part of the conference, the WI Land+Water Youth Education Committee hosted the 62nd Annual Conservation Awareness Poster and Speaking Contest, where students from …

WI Land+Water to Host 66th Annual Conference for Conservation and Resource Professionals

~ Conference to include 40 educational breakout sessions and features keynote speaker Tia Nelson from the Outrider Foundation ~ MADISON – The Wisconsin Land and Water Conservation Association (WI Land+Water) will host its 66th Annual Conference next week, March 13-15, 2019 at the Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. The conference is expected to bring together over 350 conservation …

WI Land+Water Applauds Governor Evers’ Prioritizing Conservation in 2019-21 Executive Budget

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 04, 2019 WI Land+Water Applauds Governor Evers’ Prioritizing Conservation in 2019-21 Executive Budget ~ Budget includes investments in county conservation staff and cost-sharing for farmers to implement conservation practices ~ MADISON – The Wisconsin Land and Water Conservation Association (WI Land+Water) applauds Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers’ 2019-21 Executive Budget, which provides substantial financial resources towards conservation …

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 …