SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
1000 10th Avenue - Suite 3
Clarkfield MN 56223
Phone: 320-669-4442 Ext 3 FAX: 320-669-7525
|The Yellow Medicine Soil & Water Conservation District was duly organized as a governmental subdivision of this State, and a public body corporate and politic on the 17th day of April, 1950. The SWCD works with landowners in both rural and urban settings to carry out a program for the conservation, use and development of soil, water and related resources. The SWCD is governed by locally elected officials and staffed by professionals dedicated to serving you – the public.|
To provide technical, financial, and educational support to the public for the purpose of conserving and protecting soil, water, and other natural resources.
Board meetings are held on the fourth Thursday of each month at the SWCD office located in the Ag Service Center in Clarkfield, MN. Meetings are open to the public. Starting times vary depending on the time of the year. Please check the agenda tab to see time of next scheduled meeting.
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PRODUCER PARTICIPATION NEEDED
As an individual interested in Yellow Medicine County natural resources, you are invited to attend a public stakeholder meeting where YOU can tell US what natural resource concerns you see in your watershed and in the County. Please join us on Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. in the Ag Service Center in Clarkfield, Minnesota for this very important opportunity.
The following topics will be discussed:
· Identify significant local and statewide geographic areas of concerns
· Identify significant local and statewide natural resource concerns
· Summary of programs available
· Financial assistance payment rates, practice payment limits and methods of payment
· Guidelines for developing ranking criteria for evaluating applications
We value your opinion and need your help. This meeting will assist the Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) with prioritizing conservation resource concerns and geographic priority areas in Yellow Medicine County.
Producer participation in this meeting is welcomed and encouraged. Please join us on Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. in the Ag Service Center in Clarkfield, Minnesota. In the event that you require special accommodations, please contact Desmond Glenn, District Conservationist, at the Clarkfield Service Center office at 320-669-4442 Extension 3 by August 1, 2014. If you are unable to attend this meeting and want to share your thoughts and concerns, please call our office at 320-669-4442 Extension 3. Don’t miss this opportunity to voice your opinion.