Assisting people with soil and water resource management

It is the mission of the Mille Lacs Soil and Water Conservation District to assist area people with soil and water resource management.

Mille Lacs Soil & Water Conservation District

The SWCD provides technical and financial assistance to county residents, local government units, and watershed organizations as well as other agencies and organizations. We also provide assistance to individuals and organizations with natural resource management plans, implementation of the Wetland Conservation Act, natural resource education, and implementation of effective natural resource practices.

Our programs are funded through a variety of sources including county allocation, grants, contracts with local government units and watershed organizations, state and federal cost share, and a small amount from private industry.

Plant of the Month

Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)

Black Walnut is a tall, straight shade tree that produces a good quantity of nuts that are enjoyed by wildlife and humans. Black Walnut grows best on lower north and east facing slopes and flood plains. It needs soil that is fertile and moist, yet we drained. Be aware...

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Mille Lacs SWCD is located in the lower level of the Mille Lacs Historic Courthouse at 635 2nd Street SE in Milaca.

Phone: 320-983-2160

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