The Fillmore SWCD is here to provide guidance and assistance to various district programs.
The continued capacity of soil to function as a vital living ecosystem that sustains plants, animals, and humans. Soil is not an inert growing medium. Soil is a living and life-giving natural resource. It consists of billions of bacteria, fungi and other microbes that are the foundation of a symbiotic ecosystem. Learn more.
The Agriculture Best Management Practices (AgBMP) Loan Program is a water quality program that provides low-interest (3%) loans to farmers, rural landowners, and agriculture supply businesses. Learn more.
A buffer, also known as a riparian filter strip, is vegetated land adjacent to a stream, river, lake or wetland. Buffers help filter out phosphorus, nitrogen, and sediment, and are an important conservation practice for helping keep water clean. Learn more.
Fillmore SWCD District Programs