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What is Itasca Soil and Water Conservation District?

The Itasca SWCD is a local agency which provides access to conservation and resource management services. In cooperation with federal, state and local agencies, the District provides technical assistance, cost-sharing and natural resource management information and education. Urban and rural landowners, businesses, industry and agencies may request these services.
 
 

Invasive Species

To learn more about the threats Itasca County lakes face check out our educational information here.
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Itasca County Invasive Species

Tree & Plant Sale

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Events Calendar

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Shoreland Guide

To view or download a copy of the Shoreland Guide For Itasca County click here.
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Itasca SWCD News & Announcements

The Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts (MASWCD) and the DNR awarded the Minnesota Outstanding Forest Steward award to Erik and Amanda Nelson family for their leadership and protection to forest resources. They were nominated by Itasca Soil and Water and NRCS. 

The MASWCD Outstanding Conservationist Award is to recognize individuals, conservation organizations, and others for outstanding accomplishments with implementing conservation practices and improving Minnesota‚Äôs natural resources. Itasca Soil and Water this year nominated Neil Gardner. 

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Reducing the pollution carried in stormwater runoff is an important part of 
stormwater management because most stormwater is not treated to remove pollutants.

Our Fee Schedule

Onsite Technical Assistance
$100
Shoreline Management
Raingardens
Shoreline Stabilization
Tree Plantings
Erosion
Stormwater Management
Forest Stewardship Plan
$250+ $6.50 Acre
Written Plan
Over 20 Acres
$350
Written Plan
Under 20 Acres
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What You Can Do To Stop Aquatic Invasive Species.

CLEAN all visible aquatic plants, zebra mussels, and other prohibited invasive species from watercraft, trailers, and water-related equipment before leaving any water access or shoreland.

DRAIN water-related equipment (boat, ballast tanks, portable bait containers, motor) and drain bilge, livewell and baitwell by removing drain plugs before leaving a water access or shoreline property. Keep drain plugs out and water-draining devices open while transporting watercraft.

DISPOSE of unwanted bait, including minnows, leeches, and worms, in the trash. It is illegal to release bait into a waterbody or release aquatic animals from one waterbody to another. If you want to keep your bait, you must refill the bait container with bottled or tap water.

 
 

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Upcoming Events

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Jul/4/2019

Jul
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Jul/9/2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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