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Renville County to host buffer meetings Dec. 8 and 14

OLIVIA -- Renville County and the Renville Soil and Water Conservation District will be holding public meetings concerning the Minnesota buffer law. The meetings will be at 9 a.m. Dec. 8 and at 1 p.m. Dec. 14, both at the Renville County Governme...

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OLIVIA - Renville County and the Renville Soil and Water Conservation District will be holding public meetings concerning the Minnesota buffer law. The meetings will be at 9 a.m. Dec. 8 and at 1 p.m. Dec. 14, both at the Renville County Government Center in Olivia. The meetings will provide information on the law and what financial assistance is available for landowners.

The state buffer law requires a buffer on public waters by Nov. 1, 2017, and a buffer on public drainage ditches by Nov. 1, 2018.

For more information on the buffer law, including the cost-share program, Mike Sandager at 320-523-1550 ext. 3, www.renvilleswcd.com/ or visit the state Board of Water and Soil Resources webpage at www.bwsr.state.mn.us/buffers .

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