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.   

2022 Me​​etings

​To join a LWCB meeting remotely, follow the instructions and link in the applicable meeting agenda. 

October 4

Agenda ​
Meeting Packet 
Racine County LWRM Plan| Racine County 5-Year Report (2017-2021)| Racine County Plan Revision Presentation 
Dodge County LWRM Plan| Dodge County Plan Revision Presentation​ 

August 2 

Agenda 
​Meeting Packet ​
Overview of Wisconsin Septage Program ​
Funding Sources for Soil and Water Conservation Programs​​
2021 Wisconsin Report on Soil and Water Conservation ​ | Presentation​


June 7

​Agenda 
Meeting Packet
Adams County LWRM Plan Review Presentation 
Meeting Minutes​


April 5 

Agenda 
Meeting Packet 
Certified Crop Advisors Presentation 
Jackson County LWRM Plan| Jackson County Plan Revision Presentation ​
Meeting Minutes 

February 1

Agenda 
Meeting Packet 
Savanna Institute Pre​se​ntation ​
​Florence County LWRM Plan | Florence County Plan Revision Presentation 
CREP Program Update ​
Meeting Minutes ​​​