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.

 
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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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SERVICES

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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 scottswcdtrees.com to find out more!

ABOUT

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. 

 

Mission

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

 

NEWS & EVENTS

August 3, 2020

The Scott SWCD and partners are happy to debut Scott County's Lawns to Legums program! The program will provide technical assistance and funding for pollinator habitat in residential neighborhoods. 

If you're looking to participate in the program and plant pollinator habitat on your property, there's a couple places you can start. To view the recorded Lawns to Legumes Program overview webinar, see the bottom of the article...

July 31, 2020

Wondering how to transform your land into beautiful native prairie? The Scott SWCD hosted a webinar on July 23 to explain just that! Look below to view the recorded educational webinar. 

If you're looking to start a native prairie project on your property, there's a couple places you can start. 

Creating small gardens

This option is the most accessible to urban residents. Smaller gardens can be done at any size suitable for...

July 13, 2020

Join Scott SWCD Native Landscape Technicians as they overview the Lawns to Legumes program in Scott County

Where: Zoom webinar. RSVP online for event link.

When: Thursday, July 28 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Lawns to Legumes is a state-wide program aimed to promote and protect Minnesota's State bee, the Rusty Patched Bumblebee. The Scott SWCD is bringing that program to Scott County and is hosting a webinar to go over progra...

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Location-Temporarily Close to Public

7151 West 190th Street Suite 125

Jordan, MN 55352

info@scottswcd.org

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 www.scottswcd.org/staff for individual staff contact information. We will provide updates as conditions change. Thank you for your understanding

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Careers

There are currently no open positions. 

DISTRICT BUSINESS

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.

 
 

CONTACT

Inquiries

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

© 2020 Scott SWCD

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

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