We're Hiring!

The Wadena and East Otter Tail SWCDs are looking to hire an Administrative/Education and Outreach Assistant.  Application deadline is Friday, May 21, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

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!

Wadena SWCD May 17th, 2021

Board Meeting Notice

Pursuant to MN Statutes 13D.021, the Wadena SWCD will be holding its May 17th, 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=cmJmZUdoTzk2ZU80M2Z1cit1ZjROZz09 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.


218-632-4201
wadenaco.swcd@gmail.com
Wadena SWCD
4 Alfred St NE
Wadena, MN 56482

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62 YEARS OF CONSERVATION!

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.



OUR MISSION

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: 
May 17
June 21
July 19
August 16
September 20
October 18
November 15
December 20

BOARD MEETINGS

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. 

DISTRICT BROCHURE

Click here to download. It is available in PDF format. You will need the free Adobe® Acrobat® Reader software to open the pages.

LOCATION

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)
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