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        News and Events

NEXT BOARD MEETING

PLEASE NOTE DATE AND TIME CHANGE

MONDAY,

MAY 15, 2017

No3:30 P.M. ve

mber

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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Root River One Watershed, One Plan Pilot Project

The deadline is approaching for applying for the $500 College Scholarship available to Fillmore County Graduating High School Seniors who will be pursuing a degree in Natural Resources, agriculture or related field.  Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 31, 2017 at the SWCD Office. 

Conservation Chronicles/Fillmore County Journal - February 6, 2017

 2017 Tree Order Form

Tree Pickup Days are scheduled for Thursday and Friday, April 20th and 21st from 9 am to 3:30 pm. at the Conservation Building located at 912 Houston Street in Preston. 

New 2016 Fillmore County Plat Books are available.  They sell for $30 each which includes the sales tax.  We can also mail them for an additional fee of $5.00 to cover shipping and handling.  They are available at the SWCD office in Preston or at the Recorder's office at the Fillmore County Courthouse.

 

 

Upcoming Events:

Friends of the Root River - Be A Good Neighbor - April 26, 2017 at 7 PM

Lanesboro United Methodist Church, 507 parkway Ave. South

New - March/April Grazing Gazette

Fall/Winter Conservation Chronicles

Jeff & Norman Eickhoff Named 2016 Fillmore County Outstanding Conservationists

Jeff and Norman are carrying on the tradition of conservation, community involvement and leadership.  They are a great example of how the farmer and the SWCD can work together to maximize profitability while protecting the environment.  Jeff is maintaining the practices that Norman and others before him have installed while adopting new practices that will sustain the farm for future generations.  Congratulations Jeff and Norman!

 

***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

 

Last updated: April 14, 2017



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