Lake of the Woods SWCD

Bulletins and New Postings

  • Upcoming public meetings for the Lake of the Woods Total Maximum Daily Load will be held on October 24th and 25th. View the flyer for more information. Click here to download the event flyer!

  • 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.

  • 2016 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 Tree Sales webpage for information on availability or other products we carry.
  • 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!

  • SWCD Board Meetings are scheduled for the 2nd Thursday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in the Federal Building.



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"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

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.