Conservation Buffers

WHAT IS A CONSERVATION BUFFER? Conservation buffers are small areas or strips of land in permanent vegetation placed in the landscape to help control pollutants and reduce other environmental concerns.  They are designed to slow water runoff, provide shelter and stabilize riparian areas.  Conservation…Continue Reading →

$110,000 Flood Relief Grant Awarded to Brown SWCD

Brown Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) has been awarded a$110,000 flood recovery grant from the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) from statewide disaster relief legislation. The funds are for repairing conservation practices damaged during the flood. “The…Continue Reading →

Walk-In Access Sign-Up

Walk-In Access Sign-Up is Open through May 31!  Brown SWCD is seeking landowners who may be interested in signing up their land into an open public hunting program.  The land must be currently enrolled in a State and/or Federal conservation program (CREP, CRP,…Continue Reading →