Land and Water Conservation Board

​​​​​​​​​​The Land and Water Conservation Board connects local and state governments on conservation and farmland 

preservation issues. The board:

  • Reviews county land and water plans and makes recommendations

  • Recommends how the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection should allocate conservation funds to counties

  • Approves releases from farmland preservation agreements (if signed before July 1, 2009)

  • Provides a forum to discuss emerging soil and water conservation issues

The LWCB has 11 members: ​3 each from county land conservation committees and state agency leaders, one Governor-appointed member serving a two-year term, a​nd 4 Governor-appointed members representing urban, rural, river management and natural resource​ preservation inter​ests. Mark Cupp is the current chair.   

2021 Meetings

December 7

Meeting Packet 
Managing Stormwater with Green Infrastructure in Greendale, WI| Kinnickinnic River: Pulaski Park Transformation​
Waushara County LWRM Plan| Waushara County Plan Revision Presentation 
Milwaukee County LWRM Plan| Milwaukee County Plan Revision Presentation 
Waukesha County LWRM Plan| Waukesha County Plan Revision Presentation 

October 5
Note: Agenda Item 12- Update on FSA Representation on County LCCs will be postponed to a future business meeting. 
Meeting Packet
Kenosha County LWRM Plan 5-year Review Presentation
Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment for Contaminated Private Wells in the Fractured Dolomite Aquifer of Kewaunee County, WI Presentation  
Building a Waterway with a Grade Stabilization Structure Video
Trempealeau County LWRM Plan 5-year Review Presentation
2020 Annual Report Presentation ​
Summary of Urban Nonpoint Source & Storm Water (UNPS) Management Program Planning Grant Scores 

August 3

Meeting Packet 
Brown County LWRM Plan 5-year Review Presentation ​| Cover Crops in the Upper East River Video​​
Pierce County LWRM Plan| ​​​Pierce County Plan Revision Presentation ​​​
​​Waupaca County LWRM Plan​| ​​​Waupaca County Plan Revision Presentation ​
Meeting Minutes