SWCD

The Chisago Soil & Water Conservation District continues to secure grant funding, making projects to enhance and project water quality in the county possible. In 2014, more than $14 million dollars was available and awarded for clean water projects. These grants are funded through the Clean Water, Land, and Legacy Constitutional Amendment passed in 2008. […]

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Although winter seems like it should be the slower time of the year at the Soil and Water Conservation District office, we have been quite busy!  Craig Mell, district administrator, has been wrapping up the 2012 annual report, an overview of the many tasks we completed last year.  Along with that comes planning for staff […]

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While April showers bring May flowers, it seems this year’s May rains brought a lot of erosion issues.  One of the local programs that the SWCD administers is a series of volunteer rain gauge monitors throughout Chisago County.  Our goal is to maintain one volunteer in each of our townships; we currently have thirteen volunteer […]

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