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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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Story Links

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Long-term study will offer more data on cover crop benefits

SWCD utilizes available programs to meet military and watershed needs

As a way to fight climate change, not all soils are created equal

Committee holds hearing on agriculture's role in climate change

New York district tackles erosion and promotes stream conservation

Tiny woodland are more important than previously thought

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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