Location and Office Hours

Lower Level
Pierce County Office Building
Room 12

412 W. Kinne St.
PO Box 67
Ellsworth, WI 54011

General Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm
(Closed Holidays)

Phone: 715.273.6763
Fax: 715.273.1123

Staff Contacts

Rod Webb - EXT 6579

Soil Conservationist
Jon Krauss - EXT 6582

Conservation Engineer Technician
Larry Gruber - EXT 6580

Dan Sitz - EXT 6585

Conservation Program Specialist
Rick Ingli - EXT 6578






Land Con

DUTIES:Offers technical and financial assistance for soil and water conservation practices, farmland preservation, tree sales, deer damage claims, and other related soil and water conservation programs.


  2020 - 2021 Tree Sale Order Form

Learn more about Regenerative Agriculture by watching the ‘Kiss the Ground’ documentary! Click here to learn more and how to watch the documentary.
Kiss the Ground is a full-length documentary narrated by Woody Harrelson that sheds light on an alternative approach to farming called “regenerative agriculture” that has the potential to balance our climate, replenish our vast water supplies, and feed the world.

Take the 2021 Land and Water Resource Management Plan Revision Public Input Survey.

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Oak Grove, Clifton, and River Falls Groundwater Sampling Results Presentation
How can the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) benefit you? Check out this short video to learn more about CREP: https://youtu.be/vfdK_jYhbq0

***Attention Clifton, River Falls, and Martell Landowners***
Claim the Credit!



USDA Reopens Continuous CRP/CREP Signup

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No Till Drill Program

Land Conservation Department Promotes Grass Practices! 

 Pierce County Land and Water Resource Management Plan

Department Resource Links:
Residue Management Choices
Farm Buffers
Manure Management Choices
What Farmers Need to Know about NR151
Animal Waste Impoundment Permit Application
Pierce County Animal Waste Storage Ordinance
Additional Conservation Resource Links:
Cost Share Application  
Mississippi River Basin Healthy Watersheds Initiative
Pierce County Web Soil Survey  
Helpful Links:
Additional Soil Data Youth Education
Official NRCS Soil Data Contractors List
WI Land + Water SNAP Plus
Dept of Agriculture Trade & Consumer Protection Home Science: Backyard Conservation