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Red Cedar Watershed Conference Returns!

After a year off because of COVID, this conference discussing land, water, and people returns to Menomonie on March 9

WI Lakes staff

Now in it’s eleventh year and in person for the first time since 2020, The Red Cedar Watershed Conference: Land, Water, and People Coming Together, returns to the campus of UW-Stout in Menomonie on Thursday, March 9, 2023. The event bring together farmers, lake lovers, river rats, conservationists, academics, and local government officials from within western Wisconsin’s Red Cedar River basin and from across the state to discuss issue around the river and watershed, with an emphasis of improving water quality.

Chad Pegracke, Founder & President of Living Land and Waters

This year, three keynote speakers present during the event, with additional breakout sessions as well. Featured speakers include:

  • Rick Clark, owner, and operator of Clark Land & Cattle and Farm Green Consulting, speaking on “Farm Green for the Future”
  • Jim Boulter, Professor, UW – Eau Claire, speaking on “Wisconsin’s Changing Climate and Agriculture’s Role”
  • Chad Pegracke, founder and president, Living Lands & Waters, speaking on “From the Bottom Up

Attendees of the 2022 Wisconsin Lakes & Rives Convention will remember Chad Pegracke’s popular and energizing talk, and we’re excited to help bring him to the Red Cedar!

Event Info:

Thursday, March 9, 2023
University of Wisconsin – Stout