Dubuque Soil & Water Conservation District

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Conservation Practices

Urban Practices

Rain Garden

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

Conservation practices and/or Best Management Practices (BMPs) are methods, measures, or practices used to protect, maintain, and preserve water quality, wildlife habitat, and prevent soil erosion. Conservation practices are an essential component in protecting our natural resources.