Plant Kit Pick Up

Plant kits will be available for pick up June 1 & June 2 from 10am - 1pm. Pick up is at the East Otter Tail Fairgrounds in Perham at the SWCD tree barn.


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.

April Board Meeting

Wadena SWCD April 17, 2023

Board Meeting Notice

Pursuant to MN Statutes 13D.015, the Wadena SWCD will be holding its April 17, 2023 monthly SWCD meeting at 7:30 a.m. in person at the Wadena County Sheriff’s building located at 500 Birch Ave NW in Wadena. Guests and the public may attend via electronic means (teleconference and/or video conference).  You can join the meeting via Zoom at or by calling 1-312-626-6799 with the passcode of 197283#.

Meetings are held the 3rd Monday of each month at 7:30 a.m. at the Sheriff's Building on the County Fairgrounds, unless otherwise noted.

2023 Board Meeting Schedule: 

January 17, 2023

February 21, 2023

March 20, 2023

April 17, 2023

May 15, 2023

June 19, 2023

July 17, 2023

August 21, 2023

September 18, 2023

October 16, 2023

November 20, 2023

December 18, 2023

Agricultural Land

Forest Acreage

Lakeshore Property

Urban Spaces


Held the 3rd Monday of each month at the Sheriff's Building on the County Fairgrounds, except when on a holiday they are the following day, and are open to the public, at 7:30 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)
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