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Salamanders are a sure sign of spring

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Come spring, salamanders are on the move.

Priceless: Maintaining your backyard stream corridor and what goes into it

Thursday, March 19, 2015

When we look at a river or creek, we often neglect to look at the entire corridor — the area on both sides of the river or creek.

Are your pond plants a friend, or foe?

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Before taking any steps to manage pond plants, it is important to first identify your objectives for the pond.

Blue-green algae invades inland lakes

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Talk of the quality of the water in our lakes and streams has been growing over the past several years, especially with regard to Harmful Algal Blooms.

Your frost seeding opportunity almost here

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Regardless of what those groundhogs had to say, spring arrives March 20.

Proposed pipeline projects give plenty room for thought

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Pipeline projects leave much to think about.

Winter can be busy at your local SWCD

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Winter time for natural resources professionals is something that I have taken to calling meeting season.

Landowners should always be willing to ‘do what’s right’

Thursday, January 29, 2015

All citizens share in the responsibility of land stewardship.

Challenges will always be around, but just get out and do the work

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Telephones, texts, emails, even regular mail, are OK for some things, but if you really want to get a point across, take your ideas to the farm and talk to the guys (or gals) that make the decisions.

Good conservation can lead to better water quality

Thursday, January 15, 2015

It only makes sense we want the manure to remain where it is applied for it to be most profitable.

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