"To provide a wide range of land planning and management services to the residents of Eau Claire County in a cost effective, courteous, efficient, and fair manner"

 


 

 

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PROGRAMS 

Animal Waste Storage

Animal Waste StoragePlanning, design, management, and construction oversight services for all facets of animal waste storage.

Conservation Project Cost-Sharing

Conservation Project Cost-SharingPrograms and services available to rural landowners through the Land Conservation Division.

Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)
CREPCREP targets high-priority conservation issues. In exchange for removing land from production producers are paid an annual rental rate.

Eau Claire River Watershed

ECRiverWatershedThe Eau Claire River watershed encompasses five different counties, three lake districts, and one lake association.  Agriculture, forestry, and low-density residential development are the dominant land uses within the watershed, including large areas of public-owned forest lands.

Erosion Control and Storm Water - Education
Erosion Control and Storm Water - Education"Eau Claire" translates to "Clear Waters".  Learn how to help keep our waterways clean and clear!

Erosion Control and Storm Water - Permitting
Erosion Control and Storm Water - PermittingInformation regarding permitting requirements for projects regulated under Eau Claire County Code Title 17.

Groundwater Protection
Groundwater ProtectionOver 90% of all drinking water in the Upper Midwest comes from groundwater sources.  Let's work together to keep it clean for future generations!

Farmland Preservation Program

FP ImageLandowners in designated Farmland Preservation areas who meet state soil and water conservation standards are eligible to claim an annual state income tax credit.

Land Stewardship

Land StewardshipThe Eau Claire County Land Stewardship Program was established in 2010 as a framework to facilitate the protection and preservation of land tracts within Eau Claire County.

Nutrient Management (NRCS 590 Standard)
Nutrient ManagementNutrient Management is defined by 4 R's: Right Amount, Right Source, Right Placement, and Right Timing.  Let Eau Claire County LCD help you make sure you've got all 4 covered!

Tree & Shrub Sales
Tree & Shrub ProgramIn 30 years of annual tree sales, Eau Claire County LCD has sold over 1 Million trees!  Get your order in today and help our forests grow!

Wetland Regulations Information
Wetland Regulations InformationA listing of federal, state and local agencies that are able to answer questions regarding wetlands.

Wildlife Damage & Claims
Wildlife DamageThe program provides damage prevention assistance and partial compensation to farmers when wild deer, bear, Canadian geese and turkeys damage their agricultural crops.

Wisconsin Deer Donation
Wisconsin Deer Donation ProgramLegally harvested deer can be dropped off at participating processors and the venison will be distributed to charitable organizations to help feed Wisconsin's needy.

Youth Education

2016FirstPlaceWinner_LilleyOldenburg_WeAllNeedTrees_Caption-BrighterEau Claire County LCD helps educate the youth of the area on conservation issues through events like the Land Judging Competition and the Poster & Speaking Contest.


PARTNERSHIPS

Local

 

State

  • DATCP – WI Dept. of Ag, Trade, and Consumer Protection
  • DNR – WI Department of Natural Resources
  • UWEX - University of Wisconsin - Extension
  • WI+Land Water - WI Land and Water Conservation Association

National

 


AUTHORITY

Land Conservation Commission
Mandated by Wisconsin State Law, each county shall have a Land Conservation Committee/Commission and designates the membership.  Its purpose is to preserve the soil and water resources of each county.

Land and Water Resource Management Plan

 

View the current Land and Water Resource Management Plan as approved by the Eau Claire County Board of Supervisors on December 4, 2012.

 

 

 

 

 

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