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Zebra mussels discovered in Stevens County

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...
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Stevens County producers make strides towards cleaner water

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...
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Now Hiring!

The West Central Technical Service Area 2, serving twelve Soil and Water Conservation Districts in central Minnesota, is seeking an Advanced Engineering Technician or Engineer in Training with experience in surveying and construction of natural resource and non-point pollution control best management practices. Responsibilities include project planning, design and construction...
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2016 Year in Review

Stevens SWCD had another successful year in 2016, helping landowners in Stevens County implement conservation practices that will help protect the natural resources in our area. Click here to read the 2016 Stevens SWCD Annual Review.

Our Mission

The mission of the Stevens Soil & Water Conservation District is to work with county landowners in putting conservation practices on the land and to help all citizens be good stewards of our natural resources.