Mitigating Damage to Water & Soil

  • Albert F. Reding Environmental Education Center, 1546 58th St. SW, Owatonna, MN 55060
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  • RSVP to Gary Schwartz,

Farmers, landowners, and anglers can learn how to buck the damage caused by extreme weather to soil and water during a program on Saturday, Jan. 25, being hosted by the Izaak Walton League’s (Ikes) Owatonna chapter and the Upper Mississippi River Initiative (UMRI). The program begins with registration at 9 a.m. at the Albert F. Reding Environmental Education Center (1546 58th St. SW, Owatonna), and runs until 1:30 p.m. Please RSVP for lunch to Gary Schwartz, A $5 donation will help offset the cost of the meal.

Confirmed speakers include cover crop farmer-experts Tom Cotter and Myron Sylling, along with George Boody of the Land Stewardship Project, which is also a co-sponsor. Additional co-sponsors include University of Minnesota Extension and the Cannon River Watershed Partnership.