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WI Bureau of Land and Water Resource Management

The Bureau of Land and Water Resources works with local governments, other state and federal agencies, and landowners to conserve soil, prevent agricultural runoff, and preserve farmland and infrastructure for future generations. The bureau's programs are far-reaching; by protecting Wisconsin's watersheds, we also protect the Great Lakes, the Mississippi River and, ultimately, the Gulf of Mexico.

The Bureau offers, among many other resources:
a. Agricultural impact statements
b. ATCP 50 rule revision
c. Conservation compliance for farmland preservation
d. Conservation engineering
e. Conservation reserve enhancement program (CREP)
f. Depth to bedrock standard
g. Drainage districts
h. Door-Kewaunee Watershed Demonstration Farm Network
i. Farmland Preservation and AEAs
j. Land and water conservation board (LWCB)
k. Livestock facility siting
l. Manure storage ordinances
m. Nutrient management
n. Producer-led watershed protection
o. Soil and water resources for counties
p. Commercial nitrogen optimization pilot grant program
q. Crop insurance rebates for planting cover crops

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