Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD)


  • 10 am
  • 1st Thursday of every month
  • Cass County Courthouse
    303 Minnesota Avenue W
    Commissioner's Meeting Room
    Walker, MN 56484-3000                                     OR                                                                              Backus Land Department                                  218 Washburn Avenue                                        Backus, MN 56435                                                View location on agenda or in posted locations. 

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Agendas and Minutes for the Cass Soil and Water Conservation (SWCD) Board


The Cass Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) works in partnership with the Environmental Services Department and provides landowners services for:

  • Wetland Conservation Act permits
  • Erosion and sedimentation control plans
  • Water quality monitoring
  • Shoreland alteration permits
  • Cost Share Programs

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Cass Soil and Water Conservation District to provide leadership and technical assistance to landowners and cooperating agencies in the wise use, conservation, and management of Cass County’s natural resources.

Interim Board Supervisor Questionnaire for District 3

Please fill out questionnaire and email back before Monday, March 20th, 2023, for consideration to fill the SWCD District 3 vacancy. 

Now Hiring Watercraft Inspectors for Summer 2023

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What We Do

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