Bureau of Land and Water Resource Management

Grass back terrace in Lafayette County WIThe 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:

Agricultural Impact Statements

ATCP 50 Rule Revision​

Conservation Compliance Certificates

Conservation Engineering

Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)

Drainage Districts

Door-Kewaunee Watershed Demonstration Farm Network

Farmland Preservation and Agricultural Enterprise Areas

Land and Water Conservation Board

Livestock Siting

Nutrient Management

Producer Led Watershed Protection

Soil and Water Resources for Counties