This committee reviews and takes action as deemed necessary on any proposed legislation, administrative rules, or other policy and procedure that may significantly impact the administration of conservation programs.
They are also charged with initiating action that may be needed to improve the administration of conservation programs and coordinating a statewide information exchange among all county land conservation department administrators.
Advocate for conservation
It is critically important for our members to advocate, or show support for, county conservation. Here are some tips for have effective meetings with your legislators.
Shape policy priorities
Do you have an issue impacting your county's ability to implement successful conservation programs? Bring your issue to a WI Land+Water Committee.
Connect with legislators
Find your state legislators, build relationships, and help advocate for locally led conservation in your county.
Kurt Calkins, Columbia County LWCD, Chair
Paul Tollard, Fond du Lac County LWCD, Vice Chair & Secretary
Katie Abbott, Iowa County LCD
Greg Baneck, Outagamie County LCD
Alan Barrows, Waukesha County LRD
Tom Boisvert, Lincoln County LS
Bob Bultman, Door County LCC
Scott Frank, Shawano County LCD
Brian Haase, Waupaca County LWCD
Diane Hanson, Marathon County CPZ (alternate)
Melissa Luck, Richland County LCC
Amy Piaget, Dane County LCD
Melissa Schlupp, Sauk County LRED
Lynda Schweikert, Chippewa County CFM (alternate)
Fred Strand, Bayfield County LCC
Ben Wojahn, Vernon County LWCD
Matt Krueger, WI Land+Water Staff
Christina Anderson, WI Land+Water Staff
Mission: Lead WI Land+Water activities related to conservation legislation and rule-making, and the administration of county land and water programs.
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