Brown SWCD News

BROWN SWCD CELEBRATES SOIL AND WATER STEWARDSHIP WEEK

BROWN SWCD CELEBRATES SOIL AND WATER STEWARDSHIP WEEK 2021 THEME: “HEALTHY FORESTS, HEALTHY COMMUNITIES” For over 80 years, Minnesota’s Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs) have been hard at work protecting our resources by working with landowners on programs and…Continue Reading →

Walk-In Access Enrollment

The enrollment period for Walk-In Access opens on March 15 and goes through May 14. This year, landowners can receive $18 per acre enrolled. Parcels that are 40 acres or larger with natural cover and enrolled in a conservation easement…Continue Reading →

2020 Conservation Update

Each year the Brown SWCD office publishes an annual Conservation Update newsletter with a variety of articles focusing on conservation topics from the past year. Thank You to all advertisers for making the publication possible! Click here to view our…Continue Reading →

Brown SWCD – COVID-19 Operations

Effective Tuesday, May 26, 2020, the Brown SWCD office will resume in-person services, preferably by appointment. We want to continue to serve our customers in the best and safest manner possible.  Therefore, when coming into our office building, we ask…Continue Reading →

FARM THE BEST & CREP THE REST

Minnesota CREP Option for Landowners Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) WHAT IS CREP? CREP is a voluntary conservation program that combines federal and state programs across prioritized portions of Minnesota. CREP combines the popular Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) with a…Continue Reading →