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NOVEMBER 16 , 2015

(Note the change of day)


4:30 p.m.

SWCD Office

USDA Service Center

900 Washington St. NW

Preston, MN 



The SWCD/NRCS office will be closed on Wednesday, November 11th in observance of Veterans Day!



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Root River One Watershed, One Plan Pilot Project

        **Natural Resources Survey

        **Flood Damage Survey

        **Drinking Water Survey

NEW - 2016 Tree Order Form

NEW - Fall/Winter Conservation Chronicles

NEW-Grazing Gazette - November-December Edition

NEW- Farmers Find Conservation Good For Dobbins Creek and Soil Health

Dean Thomas, the Area Soil Health Technician, was mentioned in this article.

NEW - Goldsmith Brothers Named Area 7 Outstanding Conservationists

Conservation Chronicles-Spring/Summer 2015

 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.


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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: November 4, 2015



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