Bureau of Land and Water Resource Management

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Three generations of bulls stand in a grazing paddock on a farm in Columbia County.The Bureau of Land and Water Resources works with local governments, other state and federal agencies, and landowners to conserve soil, prevent agricultural runoff, and preserve farmland and infrastructure for future generations. The bureau's programs are far-reaching; by protecting Wisconsin's watersheds, we also protect the Great Lakes, the Mississippi River and, ultimately, the Gulf of Mexico. Learn more: