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Central Wisconsin Windshed Partnership

Formed in 1995, this cooperative venture of the Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Assoc.; vegetable processing industry; Land Conservation Committees of Adams, Juneau, Portage, Waushara, Wood, and working with Marathon, Marquette and Waupaca Counties; the Wisconsin Dept. of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection; The Golden Sands RC&D; Natural Resource Conservation Service; University of Wisconsin; and the University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension Service was organized to assist people with wind erosion and snow control, landscaping, prairie grass seeding, and livestock protection through three primary activities:
  1. Offering a full-service windbreak establishment and maintenance program
  2. Developing and improving wildlife habitat
  3. Providing education and information to people through their experiences in these areas.
Cost-sharing may be available to those who participate in the program and meet qualifications.