Come to listen, learn, and engage with Chase Cummings, County Conservationist, Dunn County Land and Water Conservation Department (LWCD). The LWCD works with people in an honest, respectful, and accountable manner to manage the land and water resources of Dunn County. Chase will present an informational program on the LWCD's roles, responsibilities and services to Dunn County. The presentation will cover soil erosion, water quality, watershed management, agricultural performance standards, technical and financial services, equipment rental programs, snowmobile trail programs, and much mo
There was no public lunch presentation for today's meeting.
There was no public lunch meeting this month.
As one of the lunch presentations being run by the HEAT team of Health Dunn Right, Rick Remington of the Landmark Conservancy spoke on January 12 to HEAT members and interested participants. He spoke about land conservation, land trusts, and the work of Landmark Conservancy.
The Health Dunn Right Environmental Action group held their November meeting with Klaus Mager of CItizens Climate Lobby Business Climate Leaders. Mr. Mager Klaus explained the benefit of two strong sustainability pieces of legislation introduced to the US Congress, the energy innovation and carbon dividend Act, which would create market incentives to reduce fossil fuel based inputs primarily by increasing the input cost of synthetic nitrogen fertilizer and pesticides.
Chase Cummings from Dunn County Wisconsin presents information on land planning issues in Dunn County. This video is missing the beginning due to some Zoom corruption issues.
On May 12, 2021 Zach Raff, Assistant Professor of Economics, UW-Stout, provided an overview of CAFOs and Water Quality in Wisconsin to the Environmental Action Team of Health Dunn Right. Over the past 30 years, livestock operations in Wisconsin – primarily dairies – have become more and more concentrated. This concentration of the industry has led to the proliferation of CAFOs in the state, which provide operational cost savings but are associated with several forms of external costs, e.g., nonpoint source runoff.
Kate Beaton (Wisconsin Conservation Voters) talks to the Health Dunn Right Environmental Action Team about Clean Energy Resolutions in the Chippewa Valley.
This talk by Melanie Johnson of the Wisconsin DNR discussed PFAS contamination in Wisconsin and the 25 priority items that the DNR feels are essential to recover from the current contamination and prevent it in the future.
In this meeting Dan discussed the current manure storage ordinance in Dunn County and the upcoming changes which were the subject of a county hearing.