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