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


August 3

​​​​Agenda
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 ​