Glacierland RC&D is incorporated and classified as a 501(c) 3, nonprofit, tax exempt organization. Our primary geographical area serves Eastern Wisconsin.


Our goals:

  • Assure the quality of the natural resource base for future generations.

  • Provide area citizens with an attractive, healthy, and satisfying place to live, work and play.

  • Improve the standard of living and provide adequate incomes for all area residents.

What is the RC&D program?


The RC&D program was established by federal legislation in 1962. This act directs the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to help units of government conserve and properly utilize all resources in solving local issues. Citizens who are aware of the opportunities first hand provide leadership and work together to set program priorities. A variety of individuals, government agencies, organizations, environmental groups and business institutions provide assistance to these people in accomplishing their program goals.


In 1994, the Glacierland Resource Conservation and Development area was organized to cover the nine counties and Oneida Nation of Northeastern Wisconsin.


In 2011, the federal budget eliminated funding for the RC&D program, but Glacierland RC&D, as well as the RC&D program across the nation, continues on with their mission to improve life for our citizens.


Partnerships and collaborations are an essential part of how we get things done. We work effectively with individuals and groups in the public and private sectors, finding ways to blend our skills and knowledge to deliver cost-effective solutions.


Click the link below for a list of organizations we partner and collaborate with, including links to visit those groups.  


Charles Wagner, President, Kewaunee County

Mike Hofberger, Vice President, Calumet County

Mike Troge, Secretary/Treasurer, Oneida Tribe of Indians


Glacierland RC&D Council is led by an Executive Director. Working together, the Executive Director, staff and the council carry out their mission, goals and objectives. This work includes planning, proposal writing, facilitating, motivating and negotiating.


Kari Divine                          Kristen Jurcek

Executive Director                Grazing Specialist

(920) 465-3006                    (920) 342-9504

office@glacierlandrcd.com     kirsten@glacierland.org




Mike Gehl                            Don Peterson

Grazing Specialist                 Consultant

(262) 689-6689                    (920) 465-3006

mikegehl3@gmail.com           don@renewableresourcesolutions.com

Ryan Jacques                       Jake Divine

GIS Specialist                       Invasive Species Coor.

(920) 733-1575 x 6098         (906) 284-0533

ryan.jacques@usda.gov        jake.divine@glacierlandrcd.org

Jade Arneson                       Brooke Bembeneck           

Soil Conservationist               Soil Conservationist

(920) 884-3910 x 5759         (920) 683-4381

jade.arneson@usda.gov        brooke.bembeneck@usda.gov

Austin Dyb                           Sawyer Schmidt

Soil Conservationist               Soil Conservationist

(920) 849-3570 x 107           (920) 923-3033

austin.dyb@usda.gov            sawyer.schmidt@usda.gov

Ben Gordon                         Brianna Hall

Soil Conservationist              Conservation Specialist

(920) 733-1575 x 6106         (920) 734-2061

ben.gordon@usda.gov          brianna.hall@usda.gov

Craig Felt

Soil Conservation Technician

(608) 302-4759


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P.O. Box 11203, Green Bay, WI 54307

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