Order Online: Seeds

Tree/Plant Distribution: Thursday and Friday, May 2-3, 2019, 8-5pm


Funding/Grants Available for:
Shoreline, Buffers, Forest Stewardship Plans, Rain Gardens, Conservation Easements


Call Clayton 218-828-6197 for a Forest Stewardship Management Plan.  Tax incentives are available.


  • Volunteers Wanted
    Volunteers Wanted: MPCA Citizen Lake and Stream Monitoring Program Greetings! Spring is here and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s Citizen Water...
  • Ensuring funding for the boots on the ground
    Guest Opinion: Soil and Water Conservation Districts: Ensuring funding for the boots on the ground. Our great outdoors is one...
  • Easement/Forestry Plan/BMP Grant
    We will focus on the following Minor Watersheds (Hydrologic Unit Code 14 subwatersheds): Round-Big Pine, Dam-Long, Round, Waukenabo-Round, Spirit-Farm Island,...

Recent Projects

  • Clearing up Serpent Lake
    Serpent Lake will benefit from a $1.2 million targeted watershed program grant the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources...
  • Pine River Fish Passage Project on Big Pine Lake
    Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD), Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Fisheries (DNR), Big Pine Lake Association, The...
  • Big Trout Lake Conservation Plan
    Big Trout Lake Conservation Plan A coalition of state and local units of governments, conservation organizations, and citizen groups were...

The Mississippi Brainerd Watershed Story Map


Crow Wing County GIS Interactive Map


Crow Wing County - Soil & Water Conservation District

Our Mission:


To provide local leadership and implement voluntary soil and water conservation projects through programs and partnerships to Crow Wing County and adjacent areas.

Providing local expertise on water quality, erosion control and natural resources since 1956.