Wadena SWCD May 18, 2020

Board Meeting Notice

Pursuant to MN Statutes 13D.021, the Wadena SWCD will be holding its May 18th, 2020 monthly SWCD meeting at 8:00 a.m. 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 Skype at https://meet.lync.com/mnswcd.org/darren.newville/wp5k8n0z or via conference call at (425) 436-6325 with the access code of 431108#.  The meetings will follow the requirements for an electronic meeting as spelled out in MN Statutes 13D.021 Subdivision 1, 1-4.


Soil Stewardship Week:  April 26 - May 2

The theme this year is:

"Where would we BEE without Pollinators?"


Student worksheets:

K-1st grade

2-3 grade

4-5 grade

6-8 grade


Pollinators Big Book  (35 MB)

Pollinators Bookmark
Pollinators Placemat


Pollinators Level 1 Booklet (grades K-1)   7 MB

Pollinators Level 2 Booklet (grades 2-3)  29 MB

Pollinators Level 3 Booklet (grades 4-5)  22 MB


Thank you for purchasing trees and shrubs this spring!  Our tree sales have come to an end for this year and we look forward to seeing the 55,000+ trees and shrubs being planted in the next few weeks.  

2019 Annual Year in Review

Hot off the press....If you are interested in learning more about what services and programs our SWCD has available, as well as our federal partners, then click on the link below to see what we were up to in 2019!

Due to COVID-19, the Wadena SWCD office is limiting access to our building with most of our staff working from home. Exterior doors will be locked at all times. While the building will be locked, we will continue to be available via phone, email, and mail:


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

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61 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 8:00 a.m. at our office, unless otherwise noted.

2020 Board Meeting Schedule:


January 21
February 24
March 16
April 20
May 18
June 15
July 20
August 17
September 21
October 19
November 16
December 21

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)
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.