It’s what we practice and share to protect our area’s land and water.

Youth Activities

Because it’s never too early to create a love of nature.

Water Quality Research

Measuring the effectiveness of stewardship practices.

Connecting with nature.

Low-impact recreation supports our region’s economy and health.

Did You Miss our 2021 Annual Meeting?

Catch up by watching the video!


Picture of Zoom Screen from last Annual Meeting


Kathy Fairchild, one of VSN’s founding members, celebrated our 20th Anniversary by sharing stories about how VSN was founded.
Chuck Bolstad, a local farmer, Tainter Creek Farmer-Led Watershed Council member, and VSN Board member, talked about what VSN has meant to him over the years.
Staff and Board member presentations round out the presentation.  And we say a fond farewell to long-standing Board Chair Tom Lukens as he steps down, and we welcome Nicole Penick as the new Board Chair along with Joe Pedretti as out new Vice Chair.

Link for 2021 Annual Meeting Video

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T-shirt with image of Kickapoo watershed on the frontConnect to Protect Your Watershed!

These shirts make ideal gifts!  They were designed by local artists and depict local watersheds.  They are 100% organic cotton!

Visit our online shop to take a look at all five of our Valley Stewardship Network Watershed T-shirts!

We’re encouraging everyone to get to know their own watershed and all the people, plants and animals that are a part of it.

We have T-shirts for the Kickapoo, Bad Axe, Tainter Creek, Coon Creek, and West Fork of the Kickapoo watersheds.

Don’t know which watershed you’re in?  Try finding yourself on this map, or contact us at

Explore your watershed

 For maps of specific land parcels, contact us about custom GIS mapping services.