Lake of the Woods SWCD

Bulletins and New Postings

  • The Keep it Clean 2015 Shoreline Cleanup is complete! Keep it Clean Logo

    Over 900 pounds of trash was collected. Click here to view our report.

  • Download our 2015 Tree Order Form or visit our Tree Sales webpage for information on availability or other products we carry.

  • 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 Testing Clinic. 

  • 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. 

  • 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!


Wetland photo

"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 District.

SWCD Office Building

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.