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 Local Water Management Plan was developed to coordinate water resource protection efforts between various local, state and federal agencies. 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.
Fillmore SWCD can help take the burden off of sealing unused wells by assisting financially. Learn more.
Windbreaks are multiple rows of coniferous trees that are planted to protect a farmstead from wind and snow and provide food and cover for wildlife. 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