Iowa County Land Conservation Department

The Department places particular emphasis on:

  • soil conservation,
  • water quality improvement,
  • groundwater protection,
  • flood control,
  • nonpoint water pollution abatement,
  • erosion control,
  • wildlife habitat improvement,
  • farmland preservation and
  • animal waste management,

The Department strives to promote the awareness of natural resources and their value to the citizens of Iowa County.

It administers cost-share programs that provide funds to landowners who install conservation or best management practices. Individual staff assistance is provided to landowners and operators in the development of conservation plans and the survey, design, and layout of conservation practices.

The Department administers a variety of programs such as;

  • the Well Abandonment Cost-share Program,
  • Animal Waste Storage Facility Ordinance and Design Cost-share Program,
  • Farmland Preservation Program,
  • Yellowstone Targeted Runoff Management Project,
  • Land and Water Resource Management Cost Share Program,
  • Wildlife Damage Claim and Abatement Program,
  • Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) and
  • other opportunities and services designed to enhance the natural environment here in Iowa County.

Contact Iowa County Land Conservation Department

Jim McCaulley
County Conservationist
1124 Professional Drive
Suite 500
Dodgeville, Wisconsin  53533
Phone: (608) 930-9893


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Iowa County, Wisconsin

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