Land & Water Management
It is our mission to work with our community to improve land and water management practices to improve and preserve Ozaukee County's natural resources for generations to come.
The Conservation Stewardship Program is a program that financially rewards good stewards of the land, as well as provide additional incentives to adopt new practices on their farm and forests. The program is accepting applications until September 30, 2017. For more information please see the following fact sheet. If you are interested call the West Bend NRCS office at (262) 335-4801.
The Land and Water Management received a grant from the Fund for Lake Michigan to assist landowners in the Milwaukee River Watershed to install rain gardens. This simple practice helps excess stormwater infiltrate into the ground, instead of collecting excess chemicals and nutrients and getting into local streams and rivers which ultimately drain into Lake Michigan. A shallow depression is created near a downspout or other impervious area and planted with
Discover more specific information about various cooperative programs.Link to page
Cost Share Programs
Read about various national and federal programs aimed at helping land owners, conservation, and wildlife management.Link to page
Browse through the regulatory programs offered by the land and water management department.Link to page
Contractor ListLink to page
Friends of the Cedarburg BogLink to page
Find basic permits, regulatory plans, and basic information about non-metallic mining here.Link to page
Rain Garden IniativeLink to page
View information on shoreline stability, erosion, and find helpful resources.Link to page
Ulao Creek Partnership WebpageLink to page