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 […]
NRCS has updated five standards, listed below. To assist technical standard users in understanding the revisions, NRCS has provided brief summaries of the changes as well as mark-up copies of each of the standards. Review the links below for the mark-up versions, and visit the Field Office Technical Guide on the NRCS website for the final […]
WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE NOTICE FOTG WI-60 The following revisions to the Wisconsin FOTG have been posted on the Wisconsin e-FOTG website: Section II Cultural Resources Classification List Section III National and State Resource Concerns and Planning Criteria Section IV Index Standard 327, Conservation Cover Standard 342, Critical Area Planting Standard 512, […]
NRCS Standards 360, 468, 578 Three Wisconsin NRCS practice standards were revised to include changes made in the corresponding national NRCS standards. These three practice standards were open for public comment between January 8 and 23rd. The comments were compiled and sent to NRCS on January 24, 2013. NRCS State Office responses to the comments […]
Twelve Wisconsin practice standards have been revised by the Wisconsin NRCS office. The following twelve practice standards will be open for public comment for two weeks from Wednesday, December 19th to Wednesday, January 2nd. Instructions to comment on standards: Submit comments using the “Leave a Comment” link to the left or the comment section at the […]
WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE NOTICE FOTG WI-59 The following revisions to the Wisconsin FOTG have been posted on the Wisconsin e-FOTG website: Section IV Wisconsin CPPS and EQIP Practice Lifespan Index Standard 575, Animal Trails and Walkways Construction Specification 300, Clay Liner Explanation of Changes/Revisions: The Practice Lifespan for Wisconsin CPPS and EQIP has […]
The Wisconsin NRCS office will be reviewing the current Wisconsin NRCS 590 Nutrient Management Conservation Practice Standard (09/05) and/or companion documents to comply with the recently updated NRCS National 590 Nutrient Management Conservation Practice Standard (01/12). We are seeking 8 – 12 individuals with technical expertise and diverse representation to participate on the 590 Revision […]
The Wisconsin NRCS office is charged with updating the current Wisconsin NRCS 590 Nutrient Management Conservation Practice Standard (09/05) with the recently updated NRCS National 590 Nutrient Management Conservation Practice Standard (01/12). NRCS has worked with multiple partners in defining the scope of the Wisconsin NRCS 590 Nutrient Management Revision team. View the DRAFT team […]
The Permeable Pavement team, charged with developing a new DNR permeable pavement standard, is meeting on Friday, November 9th from 9:30-3:30pm at the Dane County Land Conservation Department, 1 Fen Oak Drive, Madison, WI 53718. View the agenda.
Every few years the Council conducts a thorough review of the Technical Standards Process Handbook or the Handbook, which serves as a guide for the SOC process. After several months, the Council has released the 5th edition of the Handbook which reflects current operations. View more information and the current publication of the Handbook.