Root River One Watershed, One Plan Pilot Project
**Public Review Draft One Watershed, One Plan Document
(Please submit comments before August 14, 2016 to
Donna Rasmussen or Jennifer Ronnenberg)
**Appendices to One Watershed, One Plan
State Buffer Initiative Update - Informational Meetings - July 28, 2016
Media Release for State Buffer Initiative Update Informational Meetings - July 28, 2016
Attention Kids of All Ages- SWCD Poster/Logo Contest
The SWCD will be celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2017. We are asking for your help by creating a poster or logo that can be used next year that represents 75 years of soil and water conservation in Fillmore County. Bring your entry to the SWCD booth at the Fillmore County Fair on Thursday, July 21st between 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. or on Friday, July 22nd between 2:00 and 4:00 pm. All entries will be displayed during the fair. First, second and third place winners will be chosen by the SWCD board of supervisors and awarded cash prizes. (The SWCD booth is located in the west end of the Commercial Building by the school house.)
Applications are now being accepted for a $500 Returning College Student Scholarship. To be eligible you must be a returning college sophomore, junior or senior; be pursuing a degree in Natural Resources, Agriculture or related field; be enrolled in classes for fall; and not be a prior scholarship recipient.
Applications must be received at the Fillmore SWCD office by 4:00 pm on Friday, July 29, 2016 and must include an essay in 500 words or less, on "What Natural Resource Conservation Means to Me". Applications are available on our website or may be picked up at the SWCD office at 900 Washington Street NW in Preston.
New-6/29/2016 - July-August Grazing Gazette
New- 6/8/2016 - Conservation Chronicles
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
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.