Lake of the Woods SWCD

Bulletins and New Postings

  • A Communications Plan with public outreach recommendations for the Keep it Clean Program is now available.  Check it out!

  • View the recently completed University of MN Report on lake management challenges related to ice fishing.

  • One Watershed, One Plan - see what this new statewide initiative is all about at

  • What's Happening in Your Watershed?  Learn more about the Lake of the Woods Total Maximum Daily Load study.  Go to the Lake of the Woods TMDL webpage.

  • Ag Certification is here!  This new program allows producers to certify their farms and be exempt from any new laws or regulations that may be coming in the next 10 years.  It also means your operation receives priority funding and advice for conservatin practices.  Free, confidential reviews are available for your operation!

  • The Clean Water & Legacy Amendment dollars are at work in Lake of the Woods County.  Check out our Clean Water Stories.

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"The purpose of the District is to provide for the adoption of sound water quality, proper land use, and soil conservation practices on all lands in the District, to assist with the development of a prosperous agricultural economy, and to foster other community development for the general welfare and security of the people of the District.

SWCD Office Building

Location: 119 1st Avenue, Baudette, MN.  Office is next to the Post Office in Baudette within the USDA Service Center. 

Office hours: Monday-Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Address: PO Box 217, Baudette, MN 56623

Phone: (218) 634-1842 x.4

SWCD board meetings: second  Thursday of the month at 5:00 p.m. in the Conference Room of the Federal Building.

 Contact the SWCD if you would like to receive notification of board meetings.

Special meetings of the SWCD will be posted outside the SWCD office door a minimum of three days in advance.