Nov
27
When: Monday, Nov 27, 2017, 7:00PM
Where:
615 Stokke Pkwy, Menomonie, WI 54751-4912

Clean Water Forum, November 27
7PM in Dunn County Judicial Center 615 Stokke Pkwy, Menomonie

This forum is sponsored by the Chippewa Valley Sierra Club, Western Wisconsin Citizen Action Organizing Co-op and Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters.
The following panelists will address agricultural impacts on surface and ground water and what concerned citizens can do to protect Wisconsin's waters:

Pat Skogen, long-time Farmer's Union leader, retired organic dairy farmer, who is currently working with Green County Defending our Farmland to fight the Tuls/Bader Pinnacle Dairy's 6000 cow factory farm. Pat is a fierce advocate for family farms and rural farming communities, helping them to organize to resist the growing CAFO threat.

Scott Laeser, Water Program Director, Clean Wisconsin, primarily focused on water quality issues pertaining to agriculture. Scott works with farmers and agricultural groups to reduce run-off and improve water quality. He implements conservation practices
such as cover crops, grass waterways, restored wetlands and prairies on his own vegetable farm near Argyle, WI.

Dan Zerr, UW-Extension Natural Resources Educator and Red Cedar Watershed Conference Planning Committee member. Dan will discuss the current status of area groundwater, lakes and streams.

More Information

Dunn County Judicial Center
615 Stokke Pkwy, Menomonie, WI 54751-4912
randomness