​​​​​​​Women, Land & Legacy has arrived in Dubuque County!   Visit our facebook page at Dubuque County Women, Land & Legacy for further information.   The team is currently planning our upcoming learning sessions.

​Also,  ​​​​see the NEWS tab above. 

SOIL HEALTH is a hot topic of conversation nowadays.   Read more about successes across Iowa here .  


Mississippi River fall colors.

Fall seeded Cover Crop

Mission Statement: To protect, conserve and restore the natural resources of Dubuque County for present and future generations by actively seeking resources and partnerships to promote Soil Conservation and improve Water Quality.

The Dubuque Soil & Water Conservation District helps guide the soil and water conservation programs in the county, and has the opportunity to influence state and national conservation programs.

Conservation Districts establish conservation priorities, resolve soil loss complaints, establish acceptable soil loss limits, publish annual reports, approve soil conservation plans, and assist in the management of district funds and personnel.

WEB SOIL SURVEY - online access to relevant soil and related information needed to make land-use and  management decisions.   Fast. Free. Friendly.   

Application deadline is June 15th!  

Visit Iowa's  Century & Heritage Farm Award Programs.


Effective 9/3/19 Commissioner's meeting will be held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. 

News and Information

Fishing on Catfish Creek.

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210 Bierman Road, Epworth, Iowa  52045             Phone: (563) 876-3418 ext. 3             Email: Colleen.Siefken@ia.nacdnet.net 

Dubuque Soil & Water Conservation District