WATERSHED SUMMIT 2015

Minnesota is promoting programs to reduce the risks to water quality from Ag practices. The MN Agri-cultural Water Quality Certification Program implementation and incorporating water quality into the Drainage Manual are two examples.

BARRIERS and SOLUTIONS TO ACCELERATING AG CONSERVATION

Introduction and Farm To Stream: Recommendations for Accelerating Soil and Water Stewardship   (video - 49 minutes)

Program Slides (pdf)

Darrell Gerber

Darrell Gerber
Research and Policy Director, Freshwater Society

Section 103E.015 Updates and Relationship to 1 Watershed 1 Plan  (video - 36 minutes)

Program Slides  (pdf)

Al Kean

Al Kean
Chief Engineer, Minnesota BWSR

Role of Watershed Districts in Ag Conservation (video - 33 minutes)

Program Slides (pdf)

Bruce Albright, BRRWD Administrator

Governor Dayton's Buffer Initiative  (video - 36 minutes)

John Jascke

John Jaschke
Executive Director, Minnesota BWSR

MINNESOTA AGRICULTURAL WATER QUALITY
CERTIFICATION PROGRAM & IMPLEMENTATION

Minnesota Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program (video - 84 minutes)

Program Slides (pdf)

Bill Fitzgerald, MN Dept. of Agriculture

Mark Root, Winona County SWCD

 

Speakers' Bios