Fillmore SWCD sponsors conservations events throughout the year and also participates or promotes various other conservation events throughout the are.
Events Sponsored by the Fillmore SWCD
Forestry Field Day
Learn about incorporating several different Forestry management techniques that have a big impact on resource conservation and land productivity.
A light supper is typically provided. The location changes annually so different management practices can be introduced. Closed-toe shoes are highly recommended. Please prepare for bugs/ticks.
A prairie walk is held annually at different sites in Fillmore County. Participants explore the prairie, discuss management practices and id plants of the prairie.
The event is typically held late August-September. If you have any ideas of where to hold future Prairie Walks please contact Nikki Wheeler at (507) 765-3878 Ext 129 or by E-Mail
5th Grade Tree Program
Staff from the Fillmore SWCD visit and deliver trees to 5th Grade students in Fillmore County.
Staff speak with the 5th Graders about the importance of trees in the landscape. Each student receives a seedling to take home and plant.
Friend of the Root River
Science Sundays Friends of the Root River host a series of events called Science Sundays. Events are held on Sundays in the Spring and Summer.
Topics covered range from floodplain restoration to karst topography. All events are free and family friendly