The mission of the
Faribault County SWCD
is to assist the citizens of Faribault County
in improving water quality
and reducing soil erosion,
establishing wildlife habitat,
and promoting information and education
to ensure continued clean water
for future generations
and continued productivity
of our soil and water.

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DNR Releases Buffer Map, Implementation Begins

As part of the state’s commitment to protecting clean water, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has released the map of public waters and public ditches requiring permanent vegetative buffers or alternative water quality practices. The buffer map shows landowners and local governments where protective vegetative buffers of 16.5 feet or an average of 50 feet are required, as approved by ...

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Multipurpose Drainage + Soil Health Field Day 8/10

Registration: 9 AM Presentations: 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM Project Site Tour: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Topics will include multipurpose drainage and CD62 project overview, cover crops, local farmer panel, funding sources, and more!  Attendees would include producers, landowners, county commissioners, drainage authorities, regulators, policy makers, conservation district employees, and members of the public.  Invite + Agenda  REGISTER HERE!...

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Working to Clean Up the Blue Earth River

Faribault County Register April 10, 2016 Chuck Hunt  - Register Editor Country’s largest bioreactor went online last Monday The largest bioreactor in the entire country is now online. And, it is located just north of Blue Earth. But, don't get too concerned. This is not a nuclear reactor, but rather it is an elaborate nitrate filtration system designed to improve water ...

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Minnesota Agricultural Water Quality Certification

The Minnesota Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program (MAWQCP) is a voluntary opportunity for farmers and agricultural landowners to take the lead in implementing conservation practices that protect our water. Those who implement and maintain approved farm management practices will be certified and in turn obtain regulatory certainty for a period of ten ...

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