Contact Us

connect@fishersandfarmers.org
T 608-783-8417
F 608-783-8450

Fishers & Farmers Partnership for the Upper Mississippi River Basin
La Crosse Fish & Wildlife Conservation Office
555 Lester Ave.
Onalaska, WI 54650

Questions about a specific issue on your farm?

We cultivate collaborative local work for watershed scale change in the Upper Mississippi River Basin, including much of Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin. If you have questions about local fish, the condition of a particular stream on your farm, or farming practices specific to your location, please start by contacting one of these local or regional resources.

FARMING PRACTICES
Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) | County conservationist/soil scientist
Land & Water Conservation Department

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) | Local staff
University Extension Services
State department of agriculture | Local staff
County health department | Water quality & testing
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BUFFER STRIPS
Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) | County conservationist/soil scientist
Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) | Local staff
University Extension Services
State department of conservation or natural resources | Local forester, stream specialist, or wildlife/fisheries biologist

ROTATIONAL GRAZING
University Extension Service
Iowa Forage & Grassland Council
Illinois Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative
Minnesota Grazing Lands Conservation Association
Missouri Forage & Grassland Council
School For Beginning Dairy & Livestock Farmers | Wisconsin
GrassWorks
Wallace Pasture Project

STREAMBANK STABILIZATION
Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) | County conservationist/soil scientist
Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) | Local staff
State department of conservation or natural resources | Local staff
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FISH & STREAM HEALTH
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources | Staff Search | 1-888-936-7463 
Missouri Department of Natural Resources Water Protection Program | 800-361-4827
Missouri Department of Conservation | 573-751-4115

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources | Rivers & Streams
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources | Contact & Staff Search | (888) 646-6367
Illinois Department of Natural Resources | 217-782-6302
Iowa Department of Natural Resources | Staff & Offices | 515-725-8200
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