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Administering a variety of county, state, and federal initiatives, the Vernon County Land & Water Conservation Department cooperates with and furnishes financial, technical and planning assistance to other units of government, organizations and individuals.

The Land & Water Conservation Department is located in the Agricultural Service Center, and works in partnership with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), the Farm Service Agency (FSA), and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR), also located in the Service Center.


Land & Water Conservation Department (LWCD) staff:

Ben Wojahn - County Conservationist
Telephone: 608-637-5482

Ken Anderson - Technician
Telephone: 608-637-5478

Mark Erickson - Resource Conservationist
Telephone: 608-637-5483

Casey Kirking - Dam Maintenance Specialist
Telephone: 608-637-5479 

Nick Gilman - County Forester
Telephone: 608-637-5476

For All MFL (Managed Forest Law ) Inquires Please Contact
Joel Jepson Tax Law Forestry Specialist 
Telephone: (608) 606-5974

Marty Kennedy - Parks Administrator
Telephone: 608-637-5485

DeVerne Hanson - Parks Caretaker

Samer Kharbush- Watershed Planner
Telephone: 608-637-5475  

Sarah McDowell - Accounts Manager
Telephone: 608-637-5484