Land, Water and People Coming Together

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Save the Date for the 7th Annual 

Red Cedar Watershed Conference

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Memorial Student Center
University of Wisconsin-Stout
Menomonie, Wisconsin

Time: 8:30 am - 4:15 pm

Check back soon for 2018 speakers!

2017 Keynote Speakers


Healthy Soils, Clean Water

Jimmy R. Bramblett, Deputy Chief for Science and Technology
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)


I Dreamed the Earth was Healed and Whole Again

Kathleen Dean Moore, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Emerita
Oregon State University


Why the Red Cedar Watershed Will Not Fail: Practical Lessons from the LAKES Project

Nels Paulson, Associate Professor, Sociology
Tina Lee, Associate Professor, Anthropology
Chris Ferguson, Associate Professor, Economics
University of Wisconsin-Stout

Do you farm? Do you live in town? Do you manage residential, commercial or public property? Do you enjoy fishing, swimming, boating, hiking, canoeing? Do you think the economic and environmental health of this beautiful region is important?

Event Highlights:

  • Farm, city and waterfront success stories — profitable land management for clean water
  • Solutions to the serious problem that plagues our lakes and rivers — runoff pollution
  • A great networking opportunity for all citizens at an important event
  • Approved for CEUs: .6 from the University of Wisconsin-Stout or 6 CEUs for Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

2017 Platinum Sponsors


Dunn County

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2017 Gold Sponsors

City of Menomonie

Mayo Clinic

Tainter Menomin Lake Improvement Association


2017 Silver Sponsors



Xcel Energy

WI Farmers Union


2017 Bronze Sponsors

Cedar Corporation
Chetek Lake Protection Association
Dairy State Bank
Desair Lake Restoration, Inc.
Fairmount Santrol
Red Cedar Lakes Association
Rice Lake, Lake Protection & Rehabilitation District
WESTconsin Credit Union

2017 Supporters

Clean Wisconsin
Royal Credit Union
Short Elliot Hendrickson, Inc.
Sustainable Dunn


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Menomonie, WI 54751

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