Effective March 17, 2020, Mille Lacs County is closing all County-owned facilities. Our office is OPEN for business via phone, email or mail during this time.

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

Ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius)

Ninebark is a large (6') shrub that develops long arching branches that provide excellent cover for wildlife. The outer layer of the bark peels in thin papery sheets leaving new, red wood underneath. Blossoms are white and are highly attractive to pollinators such as...

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If you are not able to find what you’re looking for or need more information about how we can help support your soil and water conservation projects, contact us!

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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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