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To improve the water quality of surface waters in East Otter Tail County by reducing or minimizing the amount and extent of contaminants entering surface waters.

Example Action Items : Provide technical assistance to shore land owners on water quality projects. Assist with feedlot runoff projects providing technical assistance and financial assistance when available to projects that meet criteria.

To improve and protect the quality and quantity of groundwater resources in East Otter Tail County by minimizing or reducing the amount and extent of contaminants entering the groundwater resources, and ensuring that there will be a stable and adequate source of useable water for municipal, industrial and agricultural purposes.

To protect the natural resources of Otter Tail County by reducing or minimizing the impacts of ongoing and future development within the county.

Promote best management practices that reduce soil losses through wind and water erosion to below 2T (T is a technical abbreviation for tolerable soil loss).

To protect and preserve wildlife habitat and wetlands from conversion to cropland and urban development, and promote the re-establishment of wildlife habitat.

To assist agricultural producers in maintaining productivity through the use of conservation practices that protect and preserve our natural resources and maintain a sustainable agricultural base in the county.

Promote soil and water conservation through an effective information and education program to the residents, seasonal property owners, schools, and elected officials in Otter Tail County.

Provide assistance to the public through the most efficient use of public funds and administration of programs, and maintain and develop a strong working relationship with other resource agencies.

Upcoming Events

Wed Dec 20 @ 7:30AM - 10:30AM
Board Meeting
Wed Jan 17 @ 7:30AM - 10:30AM
Board Meeting
Wed Feb 21 @ 7:30AM - 10:30AM
Board Meeting
Wed Mar 21 @ 7:30AM - 10:30AM
Board Meeting
Wed Apr 18 @ 7:30AM - 10:30AM
Board Meeting