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

  • 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.   

2023 Meetings 

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

February 7

​​Agenda
Meeting Packet​

January 12 LWCB Advisory Committee on Research 

​​​Agenda 
​Meeting Packet ​
Meeting Rescheduled​

Note: The January 3rd meeting of the LWCB Advisory Committee on Research has been rescheduled to January 12th at 9:00 am. ​


2022 Me​​etings

​December 6

Agenda ​
Meeting Packet 
Eau Claire County LWRM Plan| Eau Claire County Plan Revision Presentation ​
Richland County LWRM Plan| Richland County Plan Revision Presentation  ​
Buffalo County LWRM Plan| Buffalo County Plan Revision Presentation 

November 1 LWCB Advisory Committee on Reseach 

Agenda
Meeting Packet​
Meeting Minutes ​

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​ 

September 6 LWCB Advisory Committee on Research 

Meeting Minutes ​


​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​
Meeting Minutes ​


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 ​​​