2020 Year In Review

2020 was a banner year for programs and projects despite the challenges we have all faced with COVID19.

Click this link to view a report on what we were up to in 2020!

2021 Tree Order Form
We are sold out of almost everything but black cherry, black chokeberry, chokecherry, and some red pine seedlings left!  If you want to know exactly what is left, please call Mitch Ness in the EOT office at 218-228-2371 as he has the most up to date inventory numbers.

Order forms with payment should be mailed to the EOT SWCD office at 801 Jenny Ave SW Suite 2, Perham, MN  56573.  We offer a wide variety of "conservation grade" trees and shrubs for the soils in our area, sold in bundles of 25.  These will be arriving approximately late April 2021 for pickup in Perham.  

Wadena SWCD April 19th, 2021 Board Meeting Notice
Pursuant to MN Statutes 13D.021, the Wadena SWCD will be holding its April 19, 2021 monthly SWCD meeting
at 7:30 a.m. at the Wadena County Sheriff’s building located at 500 Birch Ave NW in Wadena.
Board members, guests and the public may attend via electronic means (teleconference and/or video conference)
due to the Health Pandemic Emergency declared under Chapter 12 by the Governor. You can join the meeting
via Zoom at https://zoom.us/j/93738920374?pwd=cmJmZUdoTzk2ZU80M2Z1cit 1ZjROZz09 or by calling
1-312-626-6799 with the passcode of 197283#. The meetings will follow the requirements for
an electronic meeting as spelled out in MN Statutes 13D.021 Subdivision 1, 1-4.

Due to COVID-19, the Wadena SWCD office is limiting access to our building. Exterior doors will be locked.

Wadena SWCD
4 Alfred St NE
Wadena, MN 56482


Agricultural Land

Forest Acreage

Lakeshore Property

Urban Spaces


Established on May 26th of 1958, the Wadena Soil & Water Conservation District was organized by local farmers, with help from the Agriculture Extension Service.  Early projects consisted of mapping soils on local farms and writing conservation plans.


The Wadena Soil & Water Conservation District seeks to achieve and maintain the highest quality and quantity of natural resources possible through wise stewardship for now and the future within the limits of human and financial means available.

Meetings are held the 3rd Monday of each month at 

7:30 a.m. at our office, unless otherwise noted.

2021 Board Meeting Schedule: 
April 19
May 17
June 21
July 19
August 16
September 20
October 18
November 15
December 20


Held the 3rd Monday of each month at our office, except when on a holiday they are the following Monday, and are open to the public, at 8:00 a.m. 


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We are located on US Highway 71, one mile north of the junction of US Highways 71 and 10 in Wadena in the USDA Service Center. 
Map  (37 KB PDF)
All contents are the property of the Wadena Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) and are the views and opinions of the District.  The Wadena SWCD's goal is to provide quality and accurate information and products.  All information within this site is subject to change and should serve only as a guideline for services and procedures.  For the most accurate information, please contact the SWCD at (218) 632-4201.  The Wadena SWCD prohibits discrimination in all their programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or family status.