Notice of special Meeting

Posted publicly 11/13/2018

A special meeting of the Board of Supervisors of the Wabasha Soil and Water Conservation District will take place on Friday, November 16, 2018 in the breakroom located at 611 Broadway Ave. Suite 10, Wabasha, MN 55981


The sole purpose of the meeting is the amendment  of two contracts to extend the time for project completion.


The full agenda can be found on our website under "documents" then under "Meeting agendas". 

Download and print the 2019 tree order form!

It's that time of year! The tree order form is out. Fill out and mail with your payment to our office for assurance of getting the trees you want for spring 2019! Limited quantities, as always. First come, first serve. Contact Jen @ extension 109 for updated availability!

Plat Books for sale!

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

  

“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

 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

 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:
 

Roland Wood - Chair
District 1

(Highland, Plainview, Elgin townships. Plainview & Elgin cities)
(507) 534-2384
 

Terry Helbig- Vice Chair
District 5

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

Tom Gosse - Treasurer
District 4

(Glasgow, Greenfield, Minneiska, & Watopa townships. Wabasha, Kellogg & Minneiska cities)
(651) 565-4597
 

Chuck Fick - Secretary
District 2

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

Nate Arendt - Member
District 3

(Chester, Mazeppa, Zumbro & Hyde Park townships. Mazeppa, Hammond & Zumbro Falls cities)
(507) 843-5322
 


Contact Us

Wabasha County Soil & Water Conservation District

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

(651) 565-4673

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