YELLOW MEDICINE
 SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
1000 10th Avenue - Suite 3
Clarkfield MN  56223
Phone:  320-669-4442 Ext 3  FAX: 320-669-7525
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OFFICE HOURS:  8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

OFFICE LOCATION:  Ag Service Center in Clarkfield, Minnesota
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.
   
OUR MISSION
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
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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FOR INFORMATION ON ONE WATERSHED ONE PLAN FOR YELLOW MEDICINE WATERSHED CHECK OUT
AREA II WEBSITE:    WWW.AREA2.ORG
                            
Notice of the Yellow Medicine One Watershed, One Plan Kickoff Meetings


The Yellow Medicine One Watershed, One Plan Partnership is initiating a comprehensive watershed management plan for the Yellow Medicine River Watershed (see map). The Yellow Medicine One Watershed, One Plan Partnership was created through a Memorandum of Agreement between the counties of Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon and Yellow Medicine; the Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon and
Yellow Medicine Soil and Water Conservation Districts; the Yellow Medicine River Watershed  District; and Area II Minnesota River Basin Projects, Inc. to create a watershed based comprehensive plan under the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources One Watershed, One Plan Pilot Program.

If you are a stakeholder in the planning area which consists of parts of Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, Redwood and Yellow Medicine counties, you are invited to submit priority issues that should be addressed in the plan.  Please submit your responses electronically to Kerry Netzke at area2@starpoint.net or mail to:
       Area II Minnesota River Basin Projects, Inc.,
       1424 E. College Drive, Suite 300, Marshall, MN 56258
by 4:30 p.m. on March 31, 2015.

Planning “Kick-Off” meetings have been scheduled during the public comment period to review watershed data, to identify priority issues and concerns of the stakeholders, and to provide an opportunity to gain further feedback. These meetings will be held:
   Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. at the Southwest Sportsmens Club, Minneota, MN
   and
   Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. at the Southwest Sportsmens Club, Minneota, MN.
A light supper and breakfast will be provided at the respective meetings. RSVPs are required! You may RSVP no later than Friday, February 27, 2015 to area2@starpoint.net or 507-537-6369.

We are also inviting stakeholders to participate on the Advisory Committee for this planning project. The Advisory Committee is expected to meet once a month for the next year. If you would like to participate on the committee, or have questions, please contact Kerry Netzke at:
   Area II Minnesota River Basin Projects, Inc.
   1424 E. College Drive, Suite 300
   Marshall, MN 56258
   (507) 537-6369
   area2@starpoint.net
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