WASHINGTON, D.C., May 19, 2020 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which will provide up to $16 billion in direct payments to deliver relief to America’s farmers and ranchers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. In addition to this direct... Read More
Click on the link below to read our latest newsletter! We are gearing up for spring work! April 2020 Newsletter
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Stevens SWCD had another successful year putting conservation first. Click on the photo below to read what we have accomplished in 2018.
As lakeshore owners on Perkins Lake were removing their docks and lifts for the season, several reported finding zebra mussels on their equipment. The area DNR invasive species specialist confirmed the reports on October 8th in multiple locations of the lake. Additionally, they found one zebra mussel at the public... Read More
Congratulations to Steve and Wanda Howe of Chokio for being selected as Stevens County’s Outstanding Conservationists for 2018. They are pictured here with their son Levi in a rain garden on their property that was constructed by Stevens SWCD. Steve and Wanda have been part of his family farm for... Read More
November 6th is election day and SWCD supervisor candidates will be on the ballots across Minnesota. Click here to find out more about the Stevens SWCD supervisors and the election process. Each county in Minnesota has five elected supervisors. Please check out the Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation... Read More
In Stevens County, 13 farms have been certified with nearly 10,800 acres under the Minnesota Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program (MAWQCP). Interest in the program is growing and that tells us local farmers are interested in protecting the land and water resources around us. The MAWQCP is a voluntary program... Read More