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April 11, 2017
Grant funds available for forest management
The Mississippi River provides drinking water for millions of people everyday in the Twin Cities area. Much of the Brainerd and Baxter area water drains directly into the Mississippi River.
April 11, 2017 - 7:10am
December 16, 2016
SWCD announces photo contest winners
The Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District announced the 2016 plant and tree photo contest winners. "We thank all photo contest participants,"...
December 16, 2016 - 9:38pm
October 18, 2016
SWCD selling native seed mixes
Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District is selling native seed mixes. "This is a great opportunity for you to lessen your mowing and create a home for the bees, butterflies and birds. These mixes also like area sandy soils," said Beth Hippert, SWCD district technician. The...
October 18, 2016 - 10:08pm
September 14, 2016
SWCD to celebrate Little Buffalo Creek project
The Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District will celebrate its partnerships and successes on the Little Buffalo Creek revitalization project with a gathering. The event will be 5-7 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Buffalo Hills/Lions Park, 101 Buffalo Hills Lane, Brainerd. In partnership...
September 14, 2016 - 9:30pm
May 2, 2016
Crow Wing County plat books available
Who owns Crow Wing County? Thousands of people have a piece of it, and they are listed in the newest plat book published by the Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District with Mapping Solutions. The 2015 book is available for purchase for $35 plus tax at the SWCD office located...
May 2, 2016 - 11:04pm
January 29, 2016
SWCD accepts nominations for lake-friendly awards
For the 13th year in a row, area and statewide environmental organizations will offer awards for lake-friendly design. The awards seek to recognize homeowners, contractors and local units of government that have chosen to develop or redevelop lakeshore or riverfront properties in...
January 29, 2016 - 7:28pm
January 13, 2016
Crow Wing SWCD supervisor to serve at state level
Bob Albrecht of Crosby, a supervisor with the Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District, has recently begun a term of service as a board member for the Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts. Albrecht has served on the board of supervisors for the Crow...
January 13, 2016 - 8:06pm
December 14, 2015
Crow Wing SWCD to move offices
The Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District will be moving its offices Monday. The SWCD will move from its current location, Suite 13, to a space downstairs, Suite 22, in the Crow Wing County Land Services building, 322 Laurel St. All other contact information, including...
December 14, 2015 - 6:54pm
October 2, 2015
Land use planners to meet on clean water
An eight-county central Minnesota land use decision-makers symposium will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday. The event will feature prominent water quality experts from Minnesota and be addressed by keynote speaker Don Shelby, former WCCO-TV news anchor and a supporter...
October 2, 2015 - 10:26pm
September 10, 2015
Crow Wing SWCD to host photo contest
The Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District invites photographers of all ages and abilities to submit their photos for the 2015 Native Plant and Tree Photo Contest. "This is a great opportunity for people to discover, explore, and learn about native plants that grow around...
September 10, 2015 - 9:51pm
August 21, 2015
Open house planned on Serpent Lake runoff ordinance
What do Serpent Lake community ordinances to address stormwater runoff entail? The Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District invites the public to attend the Serpent Lake community ordinances open house Sept. 3. Proposed ordinances are for the cities of Crosby and Deerwood,...
August 21, 2015 - 6:52pm
July 30, 2015
Crow Wing SWCD to be at county fair
Find the Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District booth at the Crow Wing County Fair. This year the SWCD will provide information about the governor's buffer initiative and showcase research done by the local 4-H group on the benefits of native buffers.
July 30, 2015 - 8:45pm
July 15, 2015
SWCD meeting date changed
The Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors July regular board meeting will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 22. The meeting, originally scheduled for this July 15, will take place in the Crow Wing County Land Services conference room upstairs in the land...
July 15, 2015 - 10:05pm
June 10, 2015
Meeting planned on clean water collaboration report
The Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting a meeting about a recent performance report on local government units within the Crow Wing River drainage area. The Crow Wing River watershed begins by Park Rapids and ends by Crow Wing State Park, where the river meets...
June 10, 2015 - 5:45pm
June 2, 2015
Clean water grants awarded to community groups
The Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District Board awarded five community groups grant funding totaling nearly $55,000. "We are excited for this opportunity to bring locally paid sales tax dollars back into Crow Wing County," said Melissa Barrick, SWCD district manager, in...
June 2, 2015 - 11:33pm