Fillmore Soil and Water
     Conservation District
     507-765-3878 Ext. 3

     900 Washington St. NW
     Preston, MN 55965



SWCD Staff


Top Row L to R: Anne Koliha, Doug Keene, Aaren Mathison, Sara West

 Bottom Row L to R: Nikki Wheeler, Mindy Williamson, Laura Christensen  Not Pictured: Dean Thomas


District Administrator Anne Koliha  507-765-3878 ext. 123
Administrative Assistant Mindy Williamson  507-765-3878 ext. 101
Resource Conservation Specialist Doug Keene  507-765-3878 ext. 108
Nutrient Management Specialist Sara West  507-765-3878 ext. 105
Soil Health Tech - Area 7 Dean Thomas  507-765-3878 ext. 128
Conservation Technician Aaren Mathison  507-765-3878 ext. 109
Water Management Coordinator Nikki Wheeler  507-765-3878 ext. 129
Conservation Intern    507-765-3878 ext. 127

NRCS Staff

District Conservationist Jessica Bronson  507-765-3878 ext. 106
Soil Conservationist    507-765-3878 ext. 119
USDA/NRCS Contract Employee Brenda Hoag  507-765-3878 ext. 120


To contact a staff person or inquire about any of the programs, projects and cooperative efforts listed below, click on their name.

Ag BMP Low Interest Loan Program      
Ag Water Quality Certification Program      
DNR Observation Well Network      
DNR Waters Permit Reviews


Fillmore County Sinkhole Ordinance      
Fillmore County Soil Erosion Control Ordinance      
Nutrient Management Planning      
Rain Barrels/Stormwater Management    
Reinvest in Minnesota (RIM), Conservation Easements      
Root River Field to Stream Project
Root River One Watershed One Plan    
Root River Watershed Pollutant Load Monitoring Network    
Soil Health (Grazing Management, Cover Crops)      
State Cost Share Program  
SWCD Annual 6th Grade Conservation Day, Envirothon      
SWCD Bacteria Testing Lab    
SWCD Conservation Chronicles, Newspaper insert
SWCD Scholarship Program      
SWCD Tree Program    
Upper Iowa River Watershed Monitoring    
USDA Conservation Planning (NRCS)
USDA Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)
USDA Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP)
Volunteer Nitrate Well Monitoring Network      
Volunteer Precipitation Monitoring Network      
Wetland Conservation Act      


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