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.      

2020 Meetings

August 4
Agenda
Meeting Packet 
 
April 7

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

February 4