Brown SWCD News

Watonwan Watershed Open House

Your Input Is Needed! Please stop by the Watonwan River Watershed Open House on Monday, January 28, 2019 in St James.  See flyer for all details: Watonwan River Watershed Open House

GARY & DIANA VEENSTRA HONORED AS 2018 OUTSTANDING CONSERVATIONIST

The Brown SWCD has named Gary and Diana Veenstra as its 2018 Outstanding Conservationist. Through the years, the Veenstra’s have demonstrated a passion for environmental stewardship through the implementation of various conservation practices.  Since he began farming in 1968, Gary…Continue Reading →

TREE PROGRAM

Brown SWCD is now accepting tree orders for the 2019 planting season.  Order deadline is Wednesday, February 27, 2019 or until stock is depleted.  Trees are sold on a first come, first served basis.  We have several hardwood and conifers available.  Click the…Continue Reading →

Cost Share Funds Available

Cost share funds are currently available to install erosion control and water management practices in Brown County.   Practices can include:  grassed waterways, terraces, water and sediment control basins,  alternative tile intakes, critical area stabilization, sediment retention, erosion or water control structures,…Continue Reading →