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
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 Conservation Chronicles
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.
NEW - 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.
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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