Wabasha County Farmer Profile Project

A partnership project between the Wabasha SWCD, the Izaak Walton League of America, Wapashaw Chapter funded by the Ikes' Upper Mississippi River Initiative. Interviews with 30 famers throughout the County conducted by Melendy Miller.

Story Links

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Conservation Tools Help Producers Make Positive Impacts on Changing Climate

Returning Land to Nature with High-Yield Farming

Most Farmers in the Great Plains Don't Grow Fruits and Vegetables. The Pandemic is Changing That.

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Bear Valley Watershed 2020 Agenda

March 11 (Wednesday)

March Meeting 1:00 (Majerus)

Minutes Treasurer's Report Bills

Old Business

Annual Audit New Business

May 20 (Wednesday)

Annual Inspection 9:30 (Huneke)

Public Hearing Notice 2 weeks in advance Of public hearing (print budget)

August 17 (Monday)

Budget Hearing 7:30 pm Legion Hall( Bellechester)

Due by Oct.140% -Goodhue 60% Wabasha

Minutes Treasurer's Report Bill.s

Old Business New Business

Budget

January 6,2021 (Wednesday) 1:08  pm

Annual Meeting Minutes Treasurer's Report Bills

Old Business New Business

Election of Officers 2021 Agenda Annual Report

Compensation Managers

Dates and time may change (meeting notices will be posted in Bellechester businesses

& on Goodhue and Wabasha Co. NRCS web sites)

Plat Books for sale!

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Contact Wabasha Soil and Water for availability!

  Looking for a unique gift? Needing a hard copy plat book for work or information?


We have the solution!


Announcing the arrival of our first shipment of the 2019 Wabasha County Land Atlas and Plat Book!


Copies are available at the Wabasha Soil and Water Conservation District office. Call to reserve your copy today, or stop in and pick one up!


Price is  $35.00 plus 7.35% sales tax for an "out the door" price of $37.57 per plat book.

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About Us

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Our Mission

Our Leadership

Our Mission

  

“The mission statement of the Wabasha Soil & Water Conservation District is to provide technical, financial, and educational assistance for land and water management in a way that promotes a sound economy and sustains and enhances natural resources.”


 Top 6 Priority Concerns

  1. Soil Erosion - prevention of soil erosion and       sedimentation from runoff from agricultural land, construction sites and stream banks
  2. Nutrient and Manure Management - protection of surface waters by reducing contaminants entering the water. Use of correct methods to prevent nutrient loading from manure and artificial fertilizers from both agricultural and urban areas.
  3. ISTS/Ground Water Protection - protect ground water from contamination to ensure drinking water aquifers retains good quality.
  4. Forest and Pasture Land - improve forest and pasture land management to reduce soil erosion and increase water quality.
  5.  Watershed Management Approach - focus on the watershed's condition as the starting point for water quality assessment, planning and measurement of results.  
  6. Urban Issues -  address urban issues with municipalities and townships to improve water quality through the use of urban BMP's

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Our Profile

Our Leadership

Our Mission

 The SWCD is a subdivision of State government that is governed by a locally elected Board of Supervisors.
 

The SWCD provides technical and financial assistance for natural resource issues. 

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Our Leadership

Our Leadership

Our Leadership

 The Board of Supervisors meet on the 4th Thursday of each month at 8:15 a.m. at 625 Jefferson Ave. Wabasha, MN  55981

  

Agendas will be posted no later than the Tuesday before the next meeting. Access the agenda for the upcoming meeting by clicking Documents-Agendas.



 

BOARD MEMBERS:

Terry Helbig-  Chair
District 5

(Mount Pleasant, Lake & Pepin townships. Lake City city)
(651) 345-4615

email: terry.helbig.wabasha.swcd@gmail.com

 

Lynn Zabel-Vice Chair
District 1

(Highland, Plainview, Elgin townships. Plainview & Elgin cities)
(507) 534-2493

email: lynn.zabel.wabashaswcd@gmail.com
 

Larry Theismann-Secretary
District 4

(Glasgow, Greenfield, Minneiska, & Watopa townships. Wabasha, Kellogg & Minneiska cities)
(651) 208-6718

email: larry.theismann.wabashaswcd@gmail.com
 

Chuck Fick - Treasurer
District 2

(Oakwood, West Albany & Gillford townships. Millville & Zumbro Falls cities)
(507) 534-2219

email: chuckfick2468@gmail.com
 

Nate Arendt - Member
District 3

(Chester, Mazeppa, Zumbro & Hyde Park townships. Mazeppa, Hammond & Zumbro Falls cities)
(507) 843-5321

email: nathan.arendt.wabasha.swcd@gmail.com

Contact Us

Wabasha County Soil & Water Conservation District

611 Broadway Ave., Ste 10, Wabasha, MN 55981, US

(651) 565-4673

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