What is the SWCD?
Crow Wing Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) works hand in hand with private landowners to accomplish soil and water conservation goals. We coordinate with nonprofits and other agencies to provide technical and financial assistance for landowners to protect the land and water resources we all enjoy.
Bethany helps enroll private landowners into the Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) Re-invest in Minnesota (RIM) conservation easements program.
Andrew provides technical assistance with forestry, writes forest stewardship plans, and assists landowners with conservations easements.
To provide local leadership and implement voluntary soil and water conservation projects through programs and partnerships to Crow Wing County and adjacent areas.
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.
Treasurer, District 1
Reporter, District 2
Vice-Chair, District 3
Secretary, District 4
Chair, District 5
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, Meeting Room, at 322 Laurel St. Brainerd, MN 56401
Leonard Koering - Treasurer
Diane Jacobson - Reporter
Roger Waytashek - Vice-Chairman
JoAnn Weaver - Secretary
Jim Chamberlin - Chair