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JULY 16 , 2015


4:30 p.m.

SWCD Office

USDA Service Center

900 Washington St. NW

Preston, MN 





July 9th @ 2:30 pm

Richard Stadheim Pasture

74985 240th St.

Albert Lea, MN





Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Chatfield Fish & Game Club

Chatfield, MN

5:30 PM - supper

6:00 PM -  program










NEW-Grazing Gazette - July/August 2015 Edition

Root River One Watershed, One Plan Pilot Project

NEW-Conservation Chronicles-Spring/Summer 2015

Rotational Grazing Field Day, July 9, 2015 - Near Albert Lea, MN

Grazing Gazette - May-June Edition

 Check out this NRCS You Tube   video.  This ad is part of an on-going awareness and education campaign designed to help farmers, landowners and consumers understand the basics and benefits of soil health.  Later this year public service announcements will be aired on television and radio stations.

The Fillmore SWCD Annual Forestry Field Day will be held on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at the Chatfield Fish and Game Club, 22143 County Road 102, Chatfield, MN.  A light supper will be served at no cost at 5:30 pm and the program will begin at 6:00 pm.  A tour of the grounds will cover broadcast seeding of hardwoods as well as various hardwood management techniques.  This event is being held in partnership with Chatfield Fish and Game Club and the Bluffland Whitetails Association.

Soil Health Management Tour to Bismark, ND - August 5-7, 2015

Soil Health Management Tour Registration Form

John and Deb Bruihler Named 2014 Outstanding Conservationists

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Root River Landscape Stewardship Plan

Community Partners Mini Grants Available

The Fillmore SWCD has received $45,000 in Clean Water Funds

to be offered as mini-grants for projects that reduce or

treat stormwater runoff to local streams.  Grant funds will

be available through the end of 2015.  Grant applications will

be accepted at any time during the grant period. 

Click here for more details about the grant, the grant

application, and the guidelines and criteria. Contact Jennifer Ronnenberg at (507) 765-3878 ext. 3 for more information.

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: June 23 , 2015



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