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NEXT BOARD MEETING

11 , 2010

THURSDAY,

JUNE 16 , 2016

November

4:30 p.m.

SWCD Office

USDA Service Center

900 Washington St. NW

Preston, MN 

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OFFICE HOURS

8 AM - 4:30 PM MONDAY THRU FRIDAY

CLOSED SATURDAY

AND SUNDAY

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MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY

May 30, 2016

The SWCD and NRCS offices will be closed in honor of the men and women who died while serving in the military.

 

 

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Root River One Watershed, One Plan Pilot Project

        **Natural Resources Survey

        **Flood Damage Survey

        **Drinking Water Survey

The Minnesota Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program rewards farmers for what you do best, taking care of your land and its natural resources. For more information on the program and how you can become certified, go to MylandMylegacy.com

District Supervisors being sought for Districts 3, 4 and 5

The filing period at the Fillmore County Auditor's office is from May 17-May 31 Current Supervisors in District 3 and 4 will not be filing for re-election.  Candidates are actively being sought for these two districts.Click on the link above for more information.

The Goldsmith Brothers were named Minnesota's Outstanding Conservationists at the MASWCD Convention on Tuesday, December 8th.  Paula Mohr, The Farmer magazine and Ian Cunningham, President of the MASWCD presented the Goldsmiths with the award.  Congratulations!

L to R:  Paula Mohr, The Farmer Magazine, Sharon and Ross Goldsmith, Patty and Steve Goldsmith and Ian Cunningham, President of MASWCD.

The Goldsmith's were also featured in an article in the Star Tribune. Click on this link to read the full story.

NEW - 5/9/2016 Grazing Gazette - May/June Edition

Farmers Find Conservation Good For Dobbins Creek and Soil Health

Dean Thomas, the Area Soil Health Technician, was mentioned in this article.

Would you like to receive notices when Conservation Chronicles is available?  Join our mailing list by entering your email address here

Root River Landscape Stewardship Plan

Cover Crop Fact Sheet

Rain Barrel Order Form & FAQ's

Bacteria testing is available at the SWCD office.  The cost for a bacteria test is $25.  There is a reduced cost for households with a pregnant female or a child under the age of one.  Click here for more information.

Lost Creek Hiking Trail

The Rent You Receive Is More Than Just Money

 

Last updated: May 13, 2016



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