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
Have a local issue you'd like to discuss? Contact our committee chair, Kurt Calkins and start the conversation.
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
Erin Hanson, Door County SWCD, Vice Chair & Secretary
Greg Banek, Outagamie County LCD
Paul Daigle, Marathon County CPZ
Wes Davis, Rock County LCD
Scott Frank, Shawano County LCD
Brian Haase, Waupaca County LWCD
Diane Hanson, Marathon County CPZ (alternate)
Melissa Luck, Richland County LCC
Dan Masterpole, Chippewa County CFM
Monte Osterman, Racine County LCC
Amy Piaget, Dane County LCD
Russ Rindsig, Barron County SWCC
Melissa Schlupp, Sauk County LRED
Carolyn Scholl, Vilas County LWCD
Lynda Schweikert, Grant County CSZ (alternate)
Ray Soper, Taylor County LCC
Paul Tollard, Fond du Lac County LWCD
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.
- August 18,
- October 18,
- December (TBD with County Conservation meeting).
For more information about meetings, visit the Community Calendar.