Fishing on Catfish Creek.

Fall seeded Cover Crop

Dubuque Soil & Water Conservation District

Mississippi River fall colors.

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.

​​​​​​​Women, Land & Legacy is coming to Dubuque County!   Visit our facebook page at Dubuque County Women, Land & Legacy for further information.   Soil Health will be our 1st topic to be covered in January.  

​​​​Three Soil & Water Conservation District Commissioner 4-year terms to be listed on the general ballot this general election - Melvin Wilgenbusch of Durango, David Ruden of Dubuque & Jeff Schmitt of Holy Cross were elected.  

​​​See the NEWS tab above. 

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.

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

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

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