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NEXT BOARD MEETING

THURSDAY,

APRIL 11, 2019

4:30 P.M.

CONSERVATION BUILDING

912 HOUSTON STREET

PRESTON, MN 

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OFFICE HOURS

8 AM - 4:30 PM

MONDAY THRU FRIDAY

CLOSED SATURDAY

AND SUNDAY

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BACTERIA LAB HOURS

MONDAY-WEDNESDAY

8 AM TO 3:30 PM

THURSDAY

8 AM TO NOON

NO SAMPLES TAKEN ON FRIDAY

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Root River One Watershed, One Plan Pilot Project

Learn what you need to know to identify Japanese Hops, Poison Hemlock, Knotweeds and other invasive species and how to stop them from spreading.  Public Meetings are scheduled on Thursday, April 4th from 3-5 pm at the Houston Community Center in Houston and from 6-8 pm at the MiEnergry Building in Rushford.  For more information, click on this link.  Hosted and supported by MDA, MN DNR, Fillmore SWCD, Houston County and U of M Extension.

2019 Tree Order Form - If you missed the order deadline, call the office to check availability on the varieties you are looking for.

Conservation Chronicles Insert in the Fillmore County Journal

http://fillmorecountyjournal.com/fillmore-county-journal-fillmore-soil-water-conservation-district-2019/

Donna Rasmussen, District Administrator, accepting the Employee of the Year Award from John Jaschke, MN Board of Soil and Water Resources, at the MASWCD Annual Convention on Monday, December 10th.

NEW - November/December Grazing Gazette

Fall 2018 Conservation Chronicles

Fillmore SWCD Monitoring Plan for Buffer Compliance Tracking

Gerald & Dianne Peter Named Fillmore SWCD

2018 Outstanding Conservationists

2019 Rain Barrel Order Form & FAQ's

2018 Video (MDA You Tube Channel) - Root River Field to Stream Partnership shares the lessons learned from seven years of baseline data and three farmers share their experiences and efforts to install additional conservation practices.

Soil Health Team Brochure

NEW-Grazing Gazette - September/October Issue

***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

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: March 20 , 2019

   

         

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