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NEXT BOARD MEETING

THURSDAY,

AUGUST 16 , 2018

No8:30 A.M.

CONSERVATION BUILDING

912 HOUSTON STREET

PRESTON, MN 

PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF LOCATION AND TIME OF MEETING

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OFFICE HOURS

8 AM - 4:30 PM

MONDAY THRU FRIDAY

CLOSED SATURDAY

AND SUNDAY

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2017 Plat Book - $35.00

2016 Plat Book - $25.00

 

 

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Root River One Watershed, One Plan Pilot Project

Annual Forestry Field Day, Wednesday, July 25th at

Magelssen Bluff Park in Rushford

WHY TREES?  WHY PRAIRIE?  WHY GOATS?

Learn how terrain, soil and aspect affect timber productivity, the types of plants found on a site and identifying trees and plants that will thrive depending on site conditions.  You'll also learn about prairie restoration methods like goat grazing and rattle snake habitat improvements from local experts.  There will be a light supper at 5:30 pm with the tour starting at 6:00 pm.

2018 Fillmore County No Spray Request Form

Annually, the Fillmore County Highway Department or their contractor will spray county road ditches for noxious weeds.  If you do not want your ditches sprayed, the following agreement must be submitted to the Fillmore County Highway Department no later than August 1, 2018.  For more information, phone the Highway Department at 507-765-3854.

NEW - Summer 2018 Conservation Chronicles

2018 Video (MDA You Tube Channel) - Root River Field to Stream Partnership shares the lessons learned from seven years of baseline data and three farmers share their experiences and efforts to install additional conservation practices.

Soil Health Team Brochure

NEW-Grazing Gazette - July-August Issue

   MN CREP Sign-up Kick Off Starts May 15, 2017 

 

 

***2013-2016 MPCA Pollutant Load Monitoring Grant Final Report

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

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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

 

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