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, and 4 Governor-appointed members representing urban, rural, river management and natural resource​ preservation interests. Mark Cupp is the current chair.
 
The Board has scheduled meetings for 2020 on these dates: 
June 2
 
April 7

​​Canceled - Agenda items for this meeting will be pushed to June 2. Please contact DATCP​ for additional information. ​

February 4


The Board held meetings for 2019 in Madison on these dates:

December 3

Agenda

Meeting Packet

Bayfield County LWRM Plan

Marquette County LWRM Plan

Polk County LWRM Plan

Portage County LWRM Plan

Rock County LWRM Plan

Minutes


 

October 1

Agenda

Meeting Packet

Clark County LWRM Plan

Douglas County LWRM Plan

LaCrosse County LWRM Plan

Langlade County LWRM Plan

Minutes

 

August 6

Agenda

Meeting Packet

Ashland County LWRM Plan

Barron County LWRM Plan

Oneida County LWRM Plan

Vernon County LWRM Plan

Minutes

 

June 4

Agenda

Meeting Packet

Burnett County LWRM Plan

Calumet County LWRM Plan

Chippewa County LWRM Plan

Mark Borchardt presentation

Minutes

 

April 2

Agenda

Meeting Packet

Kewaunee County LWRM Plan

Price County LWRM Plan

Minutes

 

February 5

Agenda

Meeting packet

Monroe County LWRM Plan

Minutes