2017 Agricultural Drainage Workshop – Willmar, MN

Monday, March 27 | Willmar Conference Center

Are you up to date on critical agricultural drainage topics and solutions? Join us for an information packed workshop in Willmar, MN to discuss innovative practices with peers and experts from around the state.  Day of walk-ins welcome. 

9-9:30 AM: Registration

9:30-9:45 AM: Welcome + Opening Remarks (Loren Engelby, Kandiyohi County)

9:45-10:30 AM:  Altered Hydrology (Bill Thompson, MPCA)

10:30-11:15 AM: MDM Plans and BMP Cost Update (Chuck Brandel, ISG)

11:30-12:15 PM: Breakout Sessions (2 sessions available)

  • Drone Services for Inspection, Surveying, and Buffer Compliance (ISG)
  • Funding Mechanisms for BMPs (Paul Sweeney, Ecosystem Services Exchange)

12:15-12:45 PM: Lunch + Waseca-Le Sueur River Flooding of Fall 2016

12:45-1:30 PM: Viewing and Buffers (Ron Rinquist, Viewers Association)

1:30-2:15 PM: Minnesota Public Drainage Manual, Drainage Records, and Buffers (Al Kean, BWSR)

2:15-3:00 PM: Drainage, Wetland and Water Quality Laws (John Kolb, Rinke Noonan)


Checks can be made out to “ISG.” For any questions, email kelli.poppitz@is-grp.com or call 507-387-6651.

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