Creating vibrant communities through rural economic development and natural resource conservation.

How Can Pathfinders Help You?

Pathfinders is a non-profit organization that works with local citizens to develop and implement projects and programs that benefit the local community.

Pathfinders projects and programs are tied to rural economic development and/or natural resource conservation. Our current activities relate to local food, small business development, abandoned strip mine land reclamation, watershed protection, trail formation and tourism development.

Pathfinders’ ongoing services include a full service forestry program, small business loan program, fiscal agent services, grant writing and grant administration. Contact our office to learn more!

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Pathfinders RC&D Board Meeting
Monday, October 6
6:00 p.m.
Pathfinders RC&D Office
Native American Village Life
Saturday, September 20
10:00 a.m. - 12 Noon
Shelter, Bentonsport

Join the energetic and entertaining Jefferson County Conservation Naturalist Therese Cummiskey for a journey into the history of Native American village life along the Des Moines River! This hands-on program is suitable for the whole family.

Women Caring For the Land curriculum manual

Pathfinders RC&D assisted with development of two activities included in Women Food and Agriculture Network's Women Caring for the Land curriculum manual. The manual is designed to improve outreach to female non-operator landowners interested in conservation.

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Download "Sowing Your Farm Quilt" activity photo pages (7.5 MB)