This year was marked with changes in staff, improvements in our communications, and continued progress in updating conservation practice standards for Wisconsin’s soil and water conservation programs. By redesigning our website and public comment system, we aimed to build awareness of our work and encourage broad participation in the process among stakeholders. We further evaluated our team processes and are implementing changes to improve efficiency and ensure transparency and accountability.

This year, five separate work teams, engaged in Full Process standard revisions, completed three waste management standards and began work on two additional standards. We developed a new, more user-friendly website to facilitate our collaborative process, enhance understanding of our work, support implementation of technical standards, and update our look. We a