About Us

The Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is a local unit of government in Crow Wing County, Minnesota dedicated to soil and water conservation.

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

We have been providing local expertise on water quality, erosion control and natural resources since 1956.

Board Meetings
Monthly Board Meeting of Supervisors are held on the third Wednesday, of every month at 9:00 am in the Crow Wing County Land Services Building, downstairs Meeting Room, at 322 Laurel St. Brainerd, MN 56401

2020 Crow Wing SWCD Staff

Sheila Boldt, Clayton Lenk, Tasha Lauer,
Melissa Barrick, Beth Hippert, Adam Maleski

The SWCD Office is located in the Land Services Building in downtown Brainerd behind the old courthouse at 322 Laurel Street, Suite 22, Brainerd, Minnesota 56401.

A list of contact information for SWCDs in Minnesota is available from the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources at http://www.bwsr.state.mn.us/directories/SWCD_Dir.pdf

SWCD Supervisors
JoAnn Weaver

 Koering               Jacobson               Waytashek            Weaver                Chamberlin

Five elected citizens serve on the Board of Supervisors. The Board meets monthly and as necessary to oversee the activities and fiscal management of the SWCD.

  • Diane Jacobson-Chairman, District 2
  • Roger Waytashek - Vice-Chairman, District 3
  • Leonard Koering - Treasurer, District 1
  • JoAnn Weaver - Secretary, District 4
  • Jim Chamberlin - Reporter, District 5

Crow Wing SWCD Supervisors Districts Map

Bob Becker-Deceased, District 4                      Bob Albrecht-Deceased, District 5
Robert Becker Retirement zoom                                                 

Soil and Water Conservation District History-click here

NRCS Staff


Baxter Field Office:  7118 Clearwater Road, Baxter, Minnesota 56425

  • Candi Fuller-Soil Conservation Technician: 218-829-5965 EXT 3, candi.fuller@mn.usda.gov
  • Brian Steffan