Mower SWCD’s 2017 summer apprentice David Wick checks a water-monitoring station in the Root River headwaters area in eastern Mower County.

Mower SWCD to host summer apprentice in 2018 for variety of work

Applications due March 2nd deadline through Conservation Corps Minnesota

Mower SWCD’s 2017 summer apprentice — David Wick — helps do survey work last summer for designing a grass waterway to address a field’s erosion problem near the North Branch of Dobbins Creek.
Wick walks in May 2017 with Mower SWCD soil scientist Steve Lawler through a cover crop field in Red Rock Township in preparation for a Field Day.
A crew from Mower SWCD, including summer apprentice David Wick, and the University of Minnesota get read to start an eletrofishing survey on a stretch of Dobbins Creek’s north branch in Red Rock Township, south of Brownsdale.

Formed in 2007, CRWD works to reduce flooding and improve water quality on the Cedar River State Water Trail and its tributaries in southern Minnesota.

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