Vernon County

Land & Water Conservation Department

 
 
Questions and Answers

For questions about:
Contact these offices:
Registering a boat
Registering a snowmobile
Hunting or fishing information
Injured wildlife
Plant or tree species identification
Nuisance wildlife

Wisconsin DNR
(Viroqua fIELD Office)
608-637-3938

Septic systems
Sanitary permits
flood plain determination
or any zoning-related question

Susan Burkhamer
Zoning Administrator
608-637-5270
Water testing
Line fence rules
Plat books
UW Extension Office
608-637-5276
Building Permits
Fencing laws
Burning permits
Town Chairman of the Township
you wish to build on or fence.
(check this list)
Managed Forest Law (MFL)
Forest Crop Law (FCL)
Wisconsin DNR Forester
608-637-3784
Organic farming
Dave Engel
608-637-3273
Gully erosion
Streambank erosion
Wetland Reserve Program  (WRP)
Wildlife Habitat Incentive  (WHIP)
Soil Information/Soil Survey books
Wetlands
Sam Skemp
NRCS District Conservationist
608-637-2183 (x3)
Contour strips
Rotating crops
Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)
Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)

Tom Kreuzer
NRCS Soil Conservation Technician
608-637-2183 (x3)
Altering streams
Creating ponds
Shoreland alteration
Springs
Stream crossings
*Any water-related question*
Wisconsin DNR
(LaCrosse Regional Office)
608-785-9000
Asbestos
Demolition materials
Garbage
Hazardous waste
Recycling
Gene Edwards , Solid Waste/Recycling
608-634-2900
Wildlife damage (to crops)
USDA - APHIS  800-433-0663
CRP   (Conservation Reserve Program)
Crop payments
Crop reporting
Farm Service Agency  (FSA)
608-637-2183  (x5)
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