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Great Lakes Committee gathers around Lake Superior

The Great Lakes Committee held their first Annual Meeting in Ashland. View pictures from the event by clicking here.

 

Submit feedback on WI conservation practice standards

The Standards Oversight Council requests all technical experts to complete the 2015 Technical Standards Needs Survey available now through August 7th.


County Conservation Spotlight

At some point in your career, you might have to pull a rabbit out of a hat. Monroe County Conservationist Bob Micheel never guessed he would come so close to the literal interpretation of that phrase. Bob has been working for the Monroe County Land Conservation Department for more than 25 years, and now serves as the Monroe County Conservationist. During his time with the County, he’s worked with a lot of resource concerns and provided technical and financial assistance to many landowners in the area. After all, the majority of Monroe County is located in Wisconsin’s driftless region, characterized by coulees, valleys, and trout streams, but also home to dairy operations and a few poultry farms. The highs and lows of the landscape, combined with various land uses, can make some areas very susceptible to soil erosion. Continue reading...