Organizations | Events | Water Quality Data
There are organizations across the state that work to protect and restore water resources. Search below for organizations in Northwest Minnesota:
The mission of the Becker SWCD is to develop and promote long range programs that satisfy the conservation needs of the people of the District. Programs include an emphasis on wind and water erosion and protection practices.
Beltrami Soil & Water Conservation District
Our mission is to provide comprehensive soil and water conservation services to private landowners in Beltrami County, Minnesota.
Save Our Rice Alliance
SORA is a non-profit organization formed to preserve and enhance the culture, ecology and sustainability of native wild rice.
To promote natural resource stewardship through technical, educational, and financial assistance.
Our mission is to advocate sustainable use of the Red River of the North, primarily within the Fargo-Moorhead area. River Keepers is a non-profit organization established in 1990 to protect and preserve the integrity and natural environment of the Red River of the North in the Fargo, ND – Moorhead, MN area.
Clearwater County Soil and Water Conservation District
Our mission is simple- To promote the wise use and improvement of our county resources, in order that future generations will inherit an economically viable county that has made wise choices in resource management.
Our Mission: To promote, guide and direct an action program which will result in efficient conservation of soil and water.
The Grant SWCD is a local unit of government that manages and directs natural resource programs at the local level. The SWCD works with landowners in rural, urban and lakeshore areas to implement a program for the conservation, use, and development of soil, water, and related resources.
Our mission is to help producers implement best management practices for conservation purposes.
The purpose of the District is to provide for the adoption of sound water quality, proper land use, and soil conservation practices on all lands in the District, to assist with the development of a prosperous agricultural economy, and to foster other community development for the general welfare and security of the people of the District.
The Norman County SWCDs’ mission statement: We are a local organization who promotes protection, through cooperation, of Norman County’s natural resources.
The purpose of the District is to assist landowners in applying proper practices for the conservation of soil erosion, land resource planning and development, reduction of siltation, and flood prevention. Also included is the conservation development, utilization and management of the waters of the state, preserving natural areas and the fish and wildlife which inhabit them. The Districts also have the authority to guide and assist in the wise use of public lands.
West Polk County Soil and Water Conservation
The mission of the West Polk Soil and Water Conservation District is to assist the citizens of western Polk County in accordance with Minnesota Statue, Chapter 103, concerning the preservation and protection of our soil and water resources, thereby ensuring the quality of the environmantal and economic base of the County.
It is the mission of the Red Lake County Soil & Water Conservation District to assist landowners, local units of government to make wise land use decisions, to protect and enhance soil and water and other resources, to nurture a conservation ethic by educating present and future generations on conservation and environmental issues.
River Watch Citizen Monitoring Program – Red River Watershed Management Board
River Watch is citizen stream monitoring program that uses schools and other groups to collect stream water quality monitoring data. Eight watershed districts within the Red River Valley form the RRWMB including the Joe River, Two Rivers, Roseau River, Middle-Snake-Tamarac Rivers, Red Lake, Sand Hill River, Wild Rice, and Bois de Sioux.
The purpose of the District is to assist land users in applying proper conservation practices.
It is the goal of the website to inform the people of the county the various opportunities that abound in the County.
To provide local leadership in the conservation of soil, water, and related natural resources through programs and partnerships with individuals, businesses, organizations, and government.