Bulletins and New Postings
- Buffer maps are now available.
Comments can be submitted to Lake of the Woods SWCD if you feel
something is mapped incorrectly.
Link to map of areas requiring a buffer
Link to frequently asked questions and the main DNR
webpage on buffers
- View the recent water
quality studies for Lake of the Woods. Draft Total Maximum
Daily Load and Major Watershed Restoration and Protection
Project studies now available.
Tree Order Form - click to download. The tree sale
program has concluded for 2016. This list will closely
reflect species and prices for 2017.
- Visit our
webpage for information on availability or other products we
- Ag Certification
is here! This new program allows producers to
certify their farms and be exempt from any new laws or
regulations that may be coming in the next 10 years. It
also means your operation receives priority funding and advice
for conservatin practices. Free, confidential
reviews are available for your operation!
The 2016 Keep it Clean Dumpster Program is up and running.
Dumpsters will be placed at spring-use boat accesses.
- SWCD Board Meetings are scheduled for the 2nd Thursday of
the month at 6:00 p.m. in the Federal Building.
- Around 50 private wells were tested for the three most
common drinking water contaminants during the 2015 Annual Well
- The SWCD is part of the
Major Watershed Restoration
and Protection Plan for Lake of the Woods.
"The purpose of the District is to provide for the adoption of sound
water quality, proper land use, and soil conservation practices on
all lands in the District, to assist with the development of a
prosperous agricultural economy, and to foster other community
development for the general welfare and security of the people of
Location: 119 1st Avenue, Baudette, MN.
Office is next to the Post Office in Baudette within the USDA Service Center.
Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Address: PO Box 217, Baudette, MN 56623
Phone: (218) 634-1842 x.4
SWCD board meetings: second Thursday of the month at
6:00 p.m. in the Conference Room of the Federal Building.
The Board also holds quarterly tours and special workshops.
Contact the SWCD if you would like to be noticed or participate.
Special meetings of the SWCD will be posted outside the SWCD
office door a minimum of three days in advance.