Food, Land & Water Conference
Your voice can shape a brighter future for Wisconsin.
Thanks to all who joined us at the Food, Land & Water Project Conference on October 16-17, 2017 at the Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake. We hope you siezed the opportunities to listen, discuss, build new connections and working relationships, and think about our shared resources in a more systematic and collaborative way.
- Surface Water Quality: The Phosphorus Challenge
- Groundwater Quality: The Nitrate and Pathogen Challenge
- Groundater Pumping: The Central Sands Share Resource Challenge
- Working Lands: The Challenge of Dwindling Farmland
- How do Agricultural Lenders and Farmers Make Business Decisions? by Paul Dietmann, Compeer Financial
- The Legal, Financial, and Community Challenges & Opportunities for Conservation by Kevin Shafer, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
- A Secure Future for Farmers and Our Neighbors by Don Niles, Peninsula Pride Farms
- Addressing Groundwater Quality in Karst Regions by Davina Bonness, Kewaukee County
- The Lake Connection: Implementing 2017 Wisconsin Act 10 by Adam Freihoefer, WI Department of Natural Resources
- The Little Plover River Watershed Enhancement Project by Erin O'Brien, WI Wetlands Association
- Farmland Preservation Program by Alison Volk, DATCP
- Minnesota’s Clean Water, Land & Legacy Amendment by John Jaschke, Executive Director, MN Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR)
The compendium of workgroup reports that were presented at the conference are available in the Food, Land and Water: Moving Forward report below:
Bound copies of this Food, Land and Water: Moving Forward (Rev. 1) are available for $30 (includes shipping) by contacting Elliot Meyer at email@example.com.