Redwood Soil and Water Conservation District

Agricultural land conservation potential on display in state’s first MN CREP easement

REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. —  Seeded with a pollinator-friendly mix and signed with white placards, the state’s first recorded Minnesota Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (MN CREP) easement borders a public ditch that runs through Robert and Cathy VanderLinden’s Redwood County corn field. It’s a conservation milestone for Minnesota, marked on June 18 with a short ceremony and site visit hosted by…