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

(651) 565-4673

Wabasha County Soil & Water Conservation District

Welcome to Wabasha County Soil & Water Conservation District

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Notice of special meeting

April 23, 2019

The board of supervisors will meet in conjunction with the planned Partners Meeting on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the Wabasha VFW, Burkhardt-Roemer Post 4086, 138 2nd Street E, Wabasha, MN 55981 from 1 to 3:30 pm.

phone switch-over

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April 2, 2019

On April 2, 2019 the phone system was switched to a business VoIP system and all staff will have a direct dial line. The current main phone number of (651)565-4673 will remain.


New direct line numbers:


Terri Peters   (651)560-2044

Mitchell Rigelman (651)560-2045

Jennifer Wahls (651)560-2051

Bill Wayne (651)560-2052

Dennis Stelling (651)560-2053 


Additionally our partners phones have direct lines as well


Phillis Brey,NRCS  (651)560-2050

NRCS Tech Desk (651)560-2054

Emily Wallerich, FSA (651)560-2046

Lisa Moyer, FSA  (651)560-2047

Kristen Dieterman, FSA (651)560-2048

John McRae, FSA (651)560-2049

Past, Present and Future of Conservation Districts

 This 10-minute mini-documentary details the inception of America's conservation districts following the Dust Bowl of the 1930s and follows them throughout the ages as they've grown and strengthened from coast to coast. 

Watch the Video

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

Our Mission

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“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

Our Profile

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 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. 

Our Leadership

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 The Board of Supervisors meet on the 4th Thursday of each month at 8:00 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

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Wabasha County Soil & Water Conservation District

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

(651) 565-4673

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