Renville County and the Renville Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will be holding public meetings concerning the Minnesota buffer law.

The meetings will be held at the Renville County Government Center Room 117 in Olivia March 28 at 7 p.m. and April 4 at 10 a.m.

The meetings will provide information on the law and what financial assistance is available for landowners.

The state buffer law requires a buffer on public waters by Nov. 1, 2017 and a buffer on public drainage ditches by Nov. 1, 2018.

For more information on the buffer law contact Mike Sandager at (320) 523-1550, or visit the Renville SWCD Web site at

Additional information is also available on the BWSR buffers Web page at