Thinking of Well Water Pollution as a Wicked Problem
In Pepin County, groundwater has been a focus for decades. They have been collecting data and compiling maps, strengthening local and statewide partnerships, and working with stakeholders to identify ways to reduce the impact of nitrate leaching in a rural county that relies heavily on agriculture to support their local economy.
Neighbor to Neighbor: Reinvigorating the Knights Creek Watershed
Dunn County Land and Water Conservation Division (LWCD) is working with landowners and operators to address soil erosion in the Knights Creek Watershed. The area is upstream of an important flood control dam that was installed in 1970 through the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act (PL-566).
Chippewa County, DATCP Help Dairy Farmer Fix Massive Gully
In mid-July 2016, huge rainfall events hit west central Wisconsin, causing significant flooding and related damages throughout the region. A single storm dumped eight inches of rain on the Byron Swoboda’s dairy farm in Chippewa County.
President: Tyler Gruetzmacher, Barron County SWCD
Vice President: Glory Adams, Eau Claire County LCC
Secretary/Treasurer/Area Coordinator: Rod Webb, Pierce County LCD
Chase Cummings, Dunn County LWCD
Russell Rindsig, Barron County LCC
Rod Webb, Pierce County LCD
Bryce Luchterhand, Clark County LCC
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