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The Wisconsin NRCS Engineering staff is comprised of agricultural, civil, environmental and hydraulic engineers, geologists, and engineering technicians that provide innovative, economical, and timely services to NRCS staff, conservation partners and private landowners. We provide planning, design, and construction services to solve problems related to soil erosion, water quality, agricultural waste management, and wetland restoration.  We invite you to view our Wisconsin NRCS Engineering Web Page to locate the tools and information to solve your conservation engineering issues.

Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications - FOTG

Conservation practice standards and specifications are located in Section IV of the Wisconsin Field Office Technical Guide (FOTG). 

Standard Drawings, CAD Help Sheets, Spreadsheets, and Design Resources

Many engineering drawings, plans, and spreadsheets are available for free download and use.   Manuals, handbooks, and other technical resources are available along with Wisconsin Supplements.




Standard Detail Drawings

Templates and CUI Files  

CAD Help Sheets


Landowner Guidance to Constructing Conservation Practices (PDF; 432 KB)

Engineering Training

Engineering Manuals and Handbooks / Wisconsin Supplements