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*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.

Helping Landowners Protect Soil and Water Resources for 75 Years

 
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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

March 25, 2020

Special Meeting to be held March 25th, 2020 at 1:00 pm. Location will be remote and will be facilitated via Teleconferencing 

The purpose of this meeting is to share information concerning District operations and procedures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. No action will be taken. 

March 18, 2020

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, and to protect the health and safety of our customers and staff, the Scott SWCD is canceling our upcoming Create a Raingarden Workshop that was to be held on April 15, 2020.

The health and safety of our community is very important to us, and with this decision we work to keep Scott County residents safe and healthy. At this time, we do not have a reschedule date for this workshop, but as...

March 9, 2020

If you get your water from a house held well you are among the thousands of people in Scott County who rely on groundwater reserves for their drinking water, and should consider getting your water tested for nitrates.  Nitrate is a common contaminant found in many wells throughout Minnesota.  It can get into your drinking water from septic tank leaks, sewage, fertilizer runoff, and erosion of natural deposits. Wells that are t...

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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

SCOTT

SWCD

Soil & Water Conservation District