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County Conservationists Meeting held in Wisconsin Rapids

On December 3, 2015, county conservationists from all corners of Wisconsin came together at the bi-annual "County Con" meeting. Talks and discussions revolved around updates in the legislature and grant programs as well as a talk from Minnesota Senator Richard Cohen about his part in establishing the Legacy funds in Minnesota

County Conservation Spotlight

Did you know that over 75% of Ashland County is wet?—that is if you count the area covered by Lake Superior, lakes, rivers, streams, and wetlands. And the Ashland County Land and Water Conservation Department and its partners plan to continue increasing that percentage by protecting and restoring wetlands that have been lost to development in the past 150 years.  

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