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2019 Water Matters Tours
June 25, 2019 - June 26, 2019
Participate in the Water Matters Tours, scheduled for June 25 and 26 in Fennimore and Eau Claire, Wis., respectively. Each one-day session will include tours to area dairies and conversations with herd managers and other experts regarding strategies and innovations they use to keep water safe and accessible.
Over lunch, leading water-quality researcher Dr. Mark Borchardt of USDA’s Agricultural Research Service will present updates in water quality. A 60-minute facilitated dialogue will follow, featuring herd owners and representatives from county land conservation, health departments and extension resources.
All attendees will travel by chartered bus. Buses will depart from pick-up sites 9 a.m. and return by 4 p.m. each day.