Northeast Minnesota

Organizations | Events | Water Quality Data

There are organizations across the state that work to protect and restore water resources. Search below for organizations in Northeast Minnesota:

Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, St. Louis


Aitkin County Soil and Water Conservation District
County: Aitkin

Our mission is to apply conservation practices to the land and provide educational opportunities to landowners and groups. We strive to develop common sense, cooperative programs to address resource needs. Our purpose is to work with others to achieve sound management of our natural resources.


Carlton County Soil and Water Conservation District 
County: Carlton

The mission is to assist land occupiers in protecting and enhancing the natural resources of Carlton County.


Cook County Soil and Water Conservation District
County: Cook

For nearly 40 years the Soil & Water Conservation District has worked for a balance of responsible use and protection of the county’s soil and water. Citizens at the grassroots level work hard, make difficult decisions, and shape our future.


Itasca County Soil and Water Conservation District
County: Itasca

The Mission of the Itasca County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is to provide a local organization through which landowners and operators, local units of government and state and federal agencies can cooperate to improve, develop and conserve soil, water, wildlife and recreational resources.


Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness
The BWCAW’s mission is to protect, preserve and restore the wilderness character of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and the Quetico-Superior Ecosystem.

Koochiching Soil and Water Conservative District
County: Koochiching

The Koochiching Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) is a local agency that provides access to natural resource management and conservation services. In cooperation with local, state, and federal agencies, the SWCD provides technical, financial, and educational assistance to address natural resource concerns. Assistance is available to all taxpayers and land users within the borders of Koochiching County. Our main focus is to educate and assist local landowners in becoming better stewards of their land and its natural resources.


Lake County Soil and Water Conservative District
County: Lake

Our mission is to provide technical assistance to help property owners and local units of government implement sound land management planning to protect the natural resources of Lake County.{7259FABC-7052-4349-9E83-3BCBA74A0490}


Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center
County: Lake

Wolf Ridge is a place where minds open to the joy and wonder of discovery of our natural world. We seek to stimulate a love and understanding of nature by involving children and adults in direct observation of and participation on the outdoors and promote self-awareness and leadership development in the process.


North St. Louis County Soil and Water Conservation District
County: St. Louis

The mission of the North St. Louis Soil and Water Conservation District is to provide local leadership and programs that protect and maintain our natural resources by assisting people and organizations to live in harmony with our environment.


Regional Stormwater Protection Team
County: St. Louis

To provide coordinated educational messages and technical assistance in storm water pollution prevention to citizens and businesses.

South St. Louis County Soil and Water Conservation District
County: St. Louis

The mission of the South St. Louis Soil and Water Conservation District is to provide technical, educational, and financial resources to land occupiers in order to implement practices and projects that preserve, protect, and enhance water quality and other natural resources.


University of Minnesota Sea Grant Program
Counties: St. Louis & NE MN

Our mission is to facilitate interaction among the public and scientists to enhance communities, the environment and economies along Lake Superior and Minnesota’s inland waters by identifying information needs, fostering research, and communicating results.

Western Lake Superior Sanitary District (WLSSD)
County: St. Louis

WLSSD’s nationally recognized pollution prevention programs serve as models across the nation and its award-winning operations, facilities and environmental programs stand as evidence of the area’s commitment to a clean environment and economic stability.

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