NATIVE POLLINATOR WORKSHOP – AUGUST 1ST

The Redwood SWCD office is hosting a Pollinator Workshop on Saturday, August 1st in Lamberton at the Southwest Research and Outreach Center.  This workshop is designed for landowners – urban and rural. Click here to view the brochure for full details on…Continue Reading →

BROWN SWCD HIRES EMPLOYEE

The Brown Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is excited to announce that we have hired a new employee, Cody Dale, to fill the position of AIS Coordinator/District Technician. Cody began his career with Brown SWCD on June 1.  He…Continue Reading →

BROWN SWCD HIRES SUMMER APPRENTICE

Brown SWCD is happy to welcome Peter Selness to the district for a summer-long apprenticeship position. He will work alongside our staff on projects such as RIM site inspections, GIS mapping projects, posting boundary lines of RIM/CREP easements, and educational…Continue Reading →

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 →