Helping Landowners Protect Soil and Water Resources for 79 Years

*Notice To Our Valued Constituents*


To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health and safety of our customers

and staff, the Scott SWCD office is currently CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC.

We will maintain regular operations, however, and staff will be available by

phone and email during normal office hours

(7:00 am - 4:30 pm Mon-Thu and 7:00 am - 3:30 pm Fri.)


Please visit our staff page for individual staff contact information.

We will provide updates as conditions change.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Technical Assistance and
Cost Share

The TACS Program supports implementation of “on-the-ground” conservation projects that protect and improve water quality in rivers, lakes, streams and other valuable water resources in Scott County.

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We sell low-cost, high-quality tree and shrub seedlings, native prairie seed mixes, and live plant kits. There's something for everyone to help make our county a more beautiful and environmentally friendly place to live!  Visit to find out more!


Since 1941, the Scott Soil and Water Conservation District in Jordan, Minnesota has been helping Scott County citizens protect and preserve land and water resources. We are dedicated to working directly with landowners and agencies:


  • to promote wise and sustainable use of our land and water related resources

  • to educate and inform the public about these uses

  • to help solve resource problems within the District

  • to serve as a county-wide natural resource information and referral center.

The Scott SWCD is a political subdivision of the State of Minnesota established to carry out a program for the conservation, use and development of soil, water and related resources. 



Promote and support the conservation of natural resources in Scott County through strong partnerships, trusted relationships and excellent service.



May 13, 2020

Are you experiencing shoreline erosion? Is the land at your lake shore disappearing little by little every year? There are solutions that can prevent that loss, and improve the water quality of your area!

Where: Zoom webinar. RSVP online for event link.

When: Tuesday, June 9 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The Scott SWCD is offering a FREE online webinar to teach you how to manage and improve your property's shoreline. The workshop i...

May 1, 2020

Finding native flower seeds that are available near your home can be tricky. But if you want beautiful, native wildflowers that are ready to plant and can be picked up right in Scott County, you're in luck! The Scott SWCD is once again hosting our annual Native Plant Kit Sale!

Order kits online now through May 22

Special Shipping Note: Plant kits do NOT ship to your home. All orders will be available for pickup on Friday, June 5...

April 28, 2020

As conservation farming techniques become the norm in Scott County, the Scott Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) wants to provide you the right tools for the job. As part of this effort, the District hosts a robust equipment rental program for farmers to utilize, negating the need to invest in expensive equipment.  Items on the rental list include a 6 row cover crop inter-seeder, 15ft John Deere  No-Till Drill, 10ft G...

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Location-Temporarily Close to Public

7151 West 190th Street Suite 125

Jordan, MN 55352

Call Us: 952-492-5425

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health and safety of our customers and staff, as of Tuesday, March 17


The Scott SWCD will be operating during normal business hours (7:00 - 4:30 Mon-Thu and 7:00 - 3:30 Fri)

but the office will be closed to the public.


Staff will be available by phone and email during office hours. Please visit for individual staff contact information. We will provide updates as conditions change. Thank you for your understanding


There are currently no open positions. 


The Scott Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors. The Board is responsible for setting policies and overall direction for implementation of the SWCD's programs and services. Regular meetings of the Board occur on the third Tuesday of each month and are open to the public.




For any inquiries, questions or commendations, please call us or fill out the following form

© 2020 Scott SWCD

952-492-5425  |  |  7151 W 190th St, Jordan, MN 55352

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