The Technical Committee is charged with addressing issues relating to land conservation technical activities including, but not limited to: conservation planning, inventory and evaluation tools, technical certification, and conservation practice and design implementation. They may also serve to coordinate county review of draft guidance or technical standards by other agencies and organizations.


Committee Members
Matt Hanewall, La Crosse Co. LCD, Chair
Tina Barone, Dunn Co. LWCD, Secretary
Shawn Esser, Dane Co. LWCD, Vice Chair
Ketty Clow, Chippewa Co. LCD
Ben Dufford, Bayfield Co. LWCD
Paul Fredrich, Kewaunee Co. LWCD
Brian Goepfert, Juneau Co. LCD
Paul Klose, Marinette Co. LWCD
Jonathon Lisowe, Calumet Co. LWCD
Zach Mohr, Eau Claire Co. LCD
Dan O'Connell, Portage Co. LCD
Ken Pozorski, Marathon Co. CPZ
Brian Smetana, Walworth Co. LURM
Chad Trudell, Oconto Co. LWCD

Kate Brunner, WI Land+Water
Liz Usborne, DNR
Matt Woodrow, DATCP
Eric Hurley, NRCS

Committee Publications

The Technical Committee leads technical assistance activities related to the innovation, evaluation and implementation of conservation practices, standards, services and the associated policies and programs. Part of that work includes creating documents to help streamline and standardize work by county LCDs.

- Floodplain Zone A Conservation Practice No-Rise Checklist

- Companion Document to Chapter NR 151: Determining Direct Runoff from Feedlots to Waters of the State

Guiding Principles

Mission: Lead WI Land+Water technical assistance activities related to the evaluation and implementation of conservation practices, standards and services.

Guiding Principles »

Upcoming Meetings

- March 21, 2024 (virtual)

- July 11, 2024 (in person)

- August 8, 2024 (in person joint meeting with Professional Improvement Committee)

- Dec. 12, 2024 (virtual)

For more information about meetings, visit the Community Calendar.

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