The Douglas Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) was organized in 1954 by local farmers for the purpose of promoting the art and science of good land use. The SWCD assists landowners and operators in planning and applying the soil and water conservation practices needed to protect and improve their soil and water resources. The SWCD is a legal subdivision of the State of Minnesota, operating under a charter issued by the Secretary of State on November 12, 1946. The activities of the Di
strict are governed and directed by an elected board of five
Our Mission: To promote, guide and direct an action program which will result in efficient conservation of soil and water.
Our Goal: To encourage use of all Douglas County land within its capability and to treat each acre according to its need.