Bulletins and New Postings
- Download our 2015 Tree Order Form or visit our
webpage for information on availability or other products we
- Click here
to read our 2015 Winter Newsletter!
- SWCD Board Meetings are scheduled for the 2nd Thursday of
the month at 6:00 p.m. in the Federal Building.
- The SWCD recently completed projects to help reduce erosion
and sedimentation in the Bostic and Zippel Bays. Read our
Clean Water Story!
- Over 50 private wells were tested for the three most
common drinking water contaminants during the 2014 Annual Well
- Over 800 pounds of litter picked up on the shores of Lake of
the Woods in 2014.
View photos and the project write-up here!
- The Final Report for the Bostic and Zippel Watershed Assessment
is now complete. Click here to view the report and recommendations for future
action in these two watersheds.
Your Lake, Protect Your Lake.
Help spread the word about a new local initiative to encourage
winter anglers to take their trash with them when they leave the
- The SWCD is part of the
Major Watershed Restoration
and Protection Plan for Lake of the Woods.
Protect your tree seedlings using Plantskydd
deer and rodent
repellant. Contact us for pricing and bulk purchases!
"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
The SWCD office is located next to the Post Office in Baudette within the USDA Service Center.
Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Address: PO Box 217
119 1st Ave NW
Baudette, MN 56623
Phone: (218) 634-1842 x.4
SWCD board meetings are held on the 2nd 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.