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Local Organizations & Professionals
Conservation Groups and Associations
Belwin Conservancy
Afton, MN
The Belwin Conservancy and our members are working together to protect the St. Croix Valley through land conservation, scientifically-based ecological restoration and by building connections between people and the natural world.
Leech Lake Area Watershed Foundation
Hackensack, MN
Mission: to promote activities that preserve and sustain the natural resources in the Leech Lake Watershed and neighboring region of North Central Minnesota, including Hubbard, Cass, Crow Wing, and Aitkin counties, for the use and enjoyment of current and future generations.
Prairie Pothole Joint Venture
Denver, CO
The Prairie Pothole Joint Venture is a partnership among federal, state and non-governmental organizations with a common interest in advancing wetland and grassland conservation for birds.
Cooperative Extension
Aitkin County Extension
Aitkin, MN
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Anoka County Extension
Andover, MN
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Beltrami County Extension
Bemidji, MN
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Benton County Extension
Foley, MN
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Big Stone County Extension
Ortonville, MN
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Blue Earth County Extension
Mankato, MN
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Brown County Extension
Sleepy Eye, MN
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Carlton County Extension
Carlton, MN
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Carver County Extension
Cologne, MN
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Cass County Extension
Pine River, MN
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Chippewa County Extension
Montevideo, MN
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Chisago County Extension
North Branch, MN
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Clay County Extension
Moorhead, MN
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Clearwater County Extension
Bagley, MN
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Cook County Extension
Grand Marais, MN
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Cottonwood County Extension
Windom, MN
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Crow Wing County Extension
Brainerd, MN
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Dakota County Extension
Farmington, MN
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Dodge County Extension
Mantorville, MN
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Douglas County Extension
Alexandria, MN
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Extension Regional Center, Albert Lea
Albert Lea, MN
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Extension Regional Center, Andover
Andover, MN
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Extension Regional Center, Brainerd
Brainerd, MN
Extension is a 100-year-old partnership between the University and federal, state and county governments, providing scientific knowledge and expertise to the public
Extension Regional Center, Cloquet
Cloquet, MN
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Extension Regional Center, Crookston
Crookston, MN
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Extension Regional Center, Farmington
Farmington, MN
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Extension Regional Center, Fergus Falls
Fergus Falls, MN
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Extension Regional Center, Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids, MN
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Extension Regional Center, Hutchinson
Hutchinson, MN
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Extension Regional Center, Mankato
Mankato, MN
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Extension Regional Center, Marshall
Marshall, MN
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Extension Regional Center, Moorhead
Moorhead, MN
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Extension Regional Center, Mora
Mora, MN
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Extension Regional Center, Morris
Morris, MN
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Extension Regional Center, Rochester
Rochester, MN
Mailing Address:  863 30th Avenue SE  Rochester, MN 55904-4915 Location:  UCR-Heintz Center  1926 College View Road SE  Rochester, MN 55904-8201
Extension Regional Center, St. Cloud
St. Cloud, MN
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Extension Regional Center, Worthington
Worthington, MN
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Faribault County Extension
Blue Earth, MN
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Fillmore County Extension
Preston, MN
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Freeborn County Extension
Albert Lea, MN
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Goodhue County Extension
Red Wing, MN
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Grant County Extension
Elbow Lake, MN
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Hennepin County Extension
Eden Prairie, MN
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Houston County Extension
Caledonia, MN
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Hubbard County Extension
Park Rapids, MN
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Isanti County Extension
Cambridge, MN
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Itasca County Extension
Grand Rapids, MN
Extension provides practical education and research you can trust, to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future
Jackson County Extension
Lakefield, MN
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Kanabec County Extension
Mora, MN
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Kandiyohi County Extension
Willmar, MN
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Kittson County Extension
Hallock, MN
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Koochiching County Extension
International Falls, MN
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Lac qui Parle County Extension
Madison, MN
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Lake County Extension
Two Harbors, MN
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Lake of the Woods County Extension
Baudette, MN
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Le Sueur County Extension
LeCenter, MN
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Lincoln County Extension
Ivanhoe, MN
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Lyon County Extension
Marshall, MN
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Mahnomen County Extension
Mahnomen, MN
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Marshall County Extension
Warren, MN
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Martin County Extension
Fairmont, MN
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McLeod County Extension
Hutchinson, MN
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Meeker County Extension
Litchfield, MN
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Mille Lacs County Extension
Milaca, MN
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Morrison County Extension
Little Falls, MN
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Mower County Extension
Austin, MN
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Murray County Extension
Slayton, MN
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Nicollet County Extension
St. Peter, MN
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Nobles County Extension
Worthington, MN
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Norman County Extension
Ada, MN
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Olmsted County Extension
Rochester, MN
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Otter Tail County Extension East office
New York Mills, MN
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Otter Tail County Extension West office
Fergus Falls, MN
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Pennington County Extension
Thief River Falls, MN
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Pine County Extension
Pine City, MN
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Pipestone County Extension
Pipestone, MN
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Polk County Extension
McIntosh, MN
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Pope County Extension
Glenwood, MN
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Ramsey County Extension
St Paul, MN
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Red Lake County Extension
Red Lake Falls, MN
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Redwood County Extension
Redwood Falls, MN
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Renville County Extension
Olivia, MN
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Rice County Extension
Faribault, MN
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Rock County Extension
Luverne, MN
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Roseau County Extension
Roseau, MN
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Scott County Extension
Jordan, MN
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Sherburne County Extension
Elk River, MN
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Sibley County Extension
Gaylord, MN
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St. Louis County Extension - Deluth
Duluth, MN
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St. Louis County Extension - Virginia
Virginia, MN
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Stearns County Extension
Saint Cloud, MN
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Steele County Extension
Owatonna, MN
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Stevens County Extension
Morris, MN
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Swift County Extension
Benson, MN
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Todd County Extension
Long Prairie, MN
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Traverse County Extension
Wheaton, MN
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Wabasha County Extension
Wabasha, MN
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Wadena County Extension
Wadena, MN
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Waseca County Extension
Waseca, MN
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Washington County Extension
Stillwater, MN
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Watonwan County Extension
St. James, MN
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Wilkin County Extension
Breckenridge, MN
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Winona County Extension
Winona, MN
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Wright County Extension
Buffalo, MN
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Yellow Medicine County Extension
Clarkfield, MN
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Conservation Districts
Aitkin Soil and Water Conservation District
Aitkin, MN
Mission: 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.&
Anoka Conservation District
Ham Lake, MN
MISSION To conserve and enhance the natural resources of Anoka County. We do this by: conducting monitoring and analysis, informing landowners and local government in natural resource management, and leveraging technical and financial resources to promote natural resource stewardship practices The Anoka Conservation District (ACD) is a non-regulatory county level subdivision of state government.
Becker Soil and Water Conservation District
Detroit Lakes, MN
Mission to develop and promote long range programs that satisfy the conservation needs of the people of the District. With rapidly expanding interests in resource development, it is essential that proper resource management be carried out in the District.
Beltrami Soil and Water Conservation District
Bemidji, MN
Mission and Goals Our mission is to provide comprehensive soil and water conservation services to private landowners in Beltrami County, Minnesota.
Benton Soil and Water Conservation District
Foley, MN
Mission  to protect and enhance Benton County's soil, water, and other natural resources; to nurture a conservation ethic by educating county residents on conservation and environmental issues.
Big Stone Soil and Water Conservation District
Ortonville, MN
Mission to educate and assist the citizens of Big Stone County to efficiently and economically manage the soil and water resources of the County, for present and future generations.
Blue Earth County Soil and Water Conservation District
Mankato, MN
The Blue Earth County Soil and Water Conservation District is a political subdivision of the State of Minnesota established to carry out a program for the conservation, use and development of soil, water and related resources.
Brown Soil and Water Conservation District
Sleepy Eye, MN
The Brown Soil & Water Conservation District is a local unit of government established under state law to carry out conservation programs at the local level.
Carlton Soil and Water Conservation District
Carlton, MN
The mission  To assist land occupiers in protecting and enhancing the natural resources of Carlton County. The Carlton SWCD works to fulfill this mission in Carlton County by providing leadership in water quality and soil erosion issues including: Environmental and Conservation Education, Resource Planning, Project Planning and Implementation, and Financial Assistance Programs for Conservation Practice Implementation.
Carver Soil and Water Conservation District
Cologne, MN
Mission to provide high quality assistance to the land managers and citizens of Carver County for the protection of land and water resources.
Cass Soil and Water Conservation District
Walker, MN
The Cass Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) works in partnership with the Environmental Services Department and provides landowners technical services for: Wetland Conservation Act permits Erosion and sedimentation control plans Agricultural and weed inspection.
Chippewa Soil and Water Conservation District
Montevideo, MN
The purpose of the Chippewa Soil and Water Conservation District is to control soil erosion and improve water quality. The primary goal of the District is to take available technical, financial and educational resources, whatever their source, and focus on coordinating them so that they meet the needs of the local land user.
Chisago SWCD
North Branch, MN
The cornerstone of each SWCD is locally led conservation. Because the landscape of every SWCD is different and unique, taking care of the soil and water resources is best done by people who live and work in that district
Clay Soil and Water Conservation District
Moorhead, MN
Mission Statement To promote natural resource stewardship through technical, educational, and financial assistance.
Clearwater Soil and Water Conservation District
Bagley, MN
Mission 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.
Cook Soil and Water Conservation District
Grand Marais, MN
Mission to improve water quality in Cook County by fostering responsible land use and by controlling soil erosion and non-point source pollution.
Cottonwood Soil and Water Conservation District
Windom, MN
Mission To help maintain a better environment for future generations, to encourage the wise use of our top soil and water through programs and education.
Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District
Brainerd, MN
Mission: To work cooperatively with the public, nonprofit organizations, and governmental entities in protecting our water and land resources through the use of conservation practices; providing local leadership for the prudent use and conservation of water, soil, and associated resources while serving as a local natural resource information center.
Dakota Soil and Water Conservation District
Farmington, MN
The Dakota County Soil Conservation District was organized by local farmers and certified by the Secretary of State on February 11, 1944 through State Statue 103C.
Dodge Soil and Water Conservation District
Dodge Center, MN
The Dodge Soil and Water Conservation District will be a visible leader in the proper management of Dodge County’s soil and water resources through its technical team providing education and implementation of the best management practices to ensure a healthy ecosystem.
Douglas Soil and Water Conservation District
Alexandria, MN
Mission To promote, guide and direct an action program which will result in efficient conservation of soil and water. 
East Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation District
Perham, MN
Mission to conserve and protect the soil and water resources that were placed into our trust. Our quality of life and our environment depends on the partnership between our Board of Supervisors, its employees, and a willingness of land users to commit to good land use practices and management skills.
East Polk Soil and Water Conservation District
Mcintosh, MN
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.
Faribault Soil and Water Conservation District
Blue Earth, MN
The mission of the Faribault County SWCD is to assist the citizens of Faribault County in improving water quality and reducing soil erosion, establish
Fillmore Soil and Water Conservation District
Preston, MN
Mission to promote natural resource stewardship by providing educational, technical and financial assistance. The Fillmore Soil and Water Conservation District was established in January, 1962, by authority of the Minnesota Soil Conservation Committee.
Freeborn Soil and Water Conservation District
Albert Lea, MN
Agriculture is the backbone of our local economy as a large percentage of the land area is considered prime farmland.  Our Soil & Water Conservation District was formed to address the conservation needs of our agricultural land.
Goodhue Soil and Water Conservation District
Goodhue, MN
The Goodhue SWCD serves as a link between local, state and federal government resource agencies and the local land users.  We promote wise stewardship of natural resources and the adoption of best management practices that reduce soil erosion and protect surface and ground water quality.
Grant Soil and Water Conservation District
Elbow Lake, MN
Grant County The Grant SWCD is a local unit of government that manages and directs natural resource programs within Grant County. The SWCD works with landowners in rural, urban and lakeshore areas to implement a programs for the conservation, use, and development of soil, water, and related resources.
Hennepin Conservation District
Minneapolis, MN
The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) issued an order (PDF) for the discontinuance of the Hennepin Conservation District (HCD) and the transfer of all district duties and authorities to the Hennepin County Board of Commissioners on December 18, 2013.
Hubbard Soil and Water Conservation District
Park Rapids, MN
Mission Statement: The purpose of the Hubbard County Soil and Water Conservation District is to help preserve surface and ground water quality, to encourage wise land-use decisions throughout the district, and to foster a secure and prosperous community with agriculture, tourism and industry working together in harmony for the general welfare of the people of the district.
Isanti Soil and Water Conservation District
Cambridge, MN
Mission to provide technical, financial and educational resources in order to implement practices and projects that preserve, protect and enhance water quality, soil, and other natural resources.
Itasca Soil and Water Conservation District
Grand Rapids, MN
Mission 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.
Jackson Soil and Water Conservation District
Lakefield, MN
The Jackson Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) provides technical assistance to all Jackson County private and public land owners.
Kanabec Soil and Water Conservation District
Mora, MN
Kanabec SWCD is a provider of technical and financial resources to landowners to implement conservation practices to protect our natural resources.
Kandiyohi Soil and Water Conservation District
Willmar, MN
Mission to encourage the wise use of land and water and to treat these resources in accordance with their needs for protection and improvement.
Kittson Soil and Water Conservation District
Hallock, MN
Mission  to help producers implement best management practices for conservation purposes. The Kittson SWCD is a political subdivision of the State of Minnesota established to carry out a program for the conservation, use and development of soil, water and related resources.
Koochiching Soil and Water Conservation District
International Falls, MN
The Koochiching Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) is a local agency that provides access to natural resource management and conservation services.
Lac qui Parle Soil and Water Conservation District
Madison, MN
Mission To take available technical, financial and educational resources, and focus or coordinate them so that they meet the needs of the local land users to help them protect Lac qui Parle's natural resources.
Lake of the Woods Soil and Water Conservation District
Baudette, MN
Lake of the Woods Soil and Water Conservation District is a non-profit organization.  The focus of the District is to provide a connection between private landowners, government agencies, and our natural resources.
Lake Soil and Water Conservation District
Two Harbors, MN
Mission to provide technical assistance to help property owners and local units of government implement sound land management and water quality planning to protect the natural resources of Lake County.
Le Sueur Soil and Water Conservation District
Le Center, MN
Mission to assist land users in order to increase the productive use of the crop, pasture, woods, wildlife, urban and recreational lands, while maintaining and improving the soils base, water quality, tree production, wildlife and quality of life in the county.
Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation District
Ivanhoe, MN
MISSION To protect and improve the quality of our water, soil and natural resources by providing programs and services to the citizens and owners of Lincoln County to implement conservation practices.
Lyon Soil and Water Conservation District
Marshall, MN
Lyon SWCD was established in 1945 to address the resource needs of land users in the area . Today, the SWCD assists not only rural but urban landowners with various programs and information the needed to protect the soil, water and air quality.
Mahnomen Soil and Water Conservation District
Mahnomen, MN
Mission to Protect and Improve Mahnomen County's Natural Resources Through the Implementation of the District's Annual Plan.The Mahnomen Soil and Water Conservation District was organized by the Veteran's Agricultural Classes and their instructors, local farmers and business men, assisted by the Agricultural Extension Service
Marshall Soil and Water Conservation District
Warren, MN
 Mission Statement  To provide educational, technical, and financial resources to assist landowners to promote, protect, and preserve our land and water resources.
Martin Soil and Water Conservation District
Fairmont, MN
Mission to assist land users of Martin County in efficiently utilizing the soil and water resources in our county. The District will assist land users in increasing the productive use of cropland, pastureland, woodland, and urban land (small cities) while maintaining the soils base, water quality, tree production and wildlife production.
McLeod Soil and Water Conservation District
Glencoe, MN
Mission To provide assistance to the land users of McLeod County using natural resources to increase the productive use of land while maintaining and improving the soils base, water quality, tree production, wildlife and the overall quality of the county.
Meeker Soil and Water Conservation District
Litchfield, MN
Meeker Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) was organized in the fall of 1949 and additional townships were added in 1951 and 1953 and all cities were added in July of 1972.
Mille Lacs Soil and Water Conservation District
Milaca, MN
Mission to assist area people with soil and water resource management. The Mille Lacs SWCD was established in 1953 and is governed by five locally elected supervisors who hold monthly public meetings.
Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts
Saint Paul, MN
MASWCD is a nonprofit organization which exists to provide leadership and a common voice for Minnesota’s soil and water conservation districts and to maintain a positive, results-oriented relationship with rule making agencies, partners and legislators; expanding education opportunities for the districts so they may carry out effective conservation programs.
Morrison Soil and Water Conservation District
Little Falls, MN
The district is directed by a five-member Board of Supervisors, each is elected to serve a four year term of office.    The SWCD staff is responsible for carrying out the goals of the District including offering technical assistance to landowners to install conservation practices on their land.
Mower County SWCD
Austin, MN
Mission Statement of the Mower SWCD The Mower County SWCD’s mission is to coordinate and implement conservation projects, and to serve as a leader for natural resource issues.
Murray soil and water conservation district
Slayton, MN
The Mission of the Murray Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is to protect, enhance and conserve the natural resources of Murray County
Nicollet SWCD
Nicollet, MN
Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs) are political subdivisions of the State established under Minnesota Statute 103C.  Each SWCD is governed by a board of elected supervisors.
Nobles Soil and Water Conservation District
Worthington, MN
The Nobles Soil and Water Conservation District was organized in 1954 as a legal subdivision of the state, operating under a charter issued by the Secretary of State
Norman Soil and Water Conservation District
Twin Valley, MN
Mission Statement  The Norman County SWCDs' mission statement: We are a local organization who promotes protection, through cooperation, of Norman County's natural resources.
Olmsted Soil and Water Conservation District
Rochester, MN
The Mission of the Olmsted Soil and Water Conservation District is to promote more sustainable resources utilization and protection of natural resources in the County
Pennington Soil and Water Conservation District
Thief River Falls, MN
Mission Statement To provide landowners and other agencies with technical assistance in identifying and improving resource issues.
Pine Soil and Water Conservation District
Sandstone, MN
MISSION:  Pine Soil and Water Conservation District is an organization committed to preserving and protecting the soil and water resources of Pine County.
Pipestone Soil and Water Conservation District
Pipestone, MN
The Pipestone SWCD is a legal subdivision of the state that is governed by a five member board which is elected by the citizens of the county and staffed by professionals dedicated to serve the public
Pope Soil and Water Conservation District
Glenwood, MN
 Our Mission: The Mission of Pope Soil & Water Conservation District is to promote, guide, and provide high quality technical assistance for Pope County and for the enhancement and protection of land and water resources through implementation projects that will lead toward effective conservation of soil and water
Ramsey Conservation District
Arden Hills, MN
The District Mission To encourage the protection and improvement of Ramsey County's natural resources in our urban/suburban environment through cooper
Red Lake Soil and Water Conservation District
Red Lake Falls, MN
 MISSION STATEMENT: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.
Redwood Soil and Water Conservation District
Redwood Falls, MN
 The following programs are offered by Redwood SWCD. Wetland Conservation Act Affiliate Membership State Cost Share Outstandi
Renville Soil and Water Conservation District
Olivia, MN
The Renville County  Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD)  is a legal subdivision of the State of Minnesota, operating under a charter issued by the Secretary of State
Rice Soil and Water Conservation District
Faribault, MN
Who We Are The Rice Soil and Water Conservation District is a subdivision of state government. It is overseen by a five member board of supervisors elected countywide to represent the soil and water conservation needs of the county
Rock Soil and Water Conservation District
Luverne, MN
Mission  To protect the environment along with assisting landowners with knowledge of the rules so that together we may be successful in conserving our land, water and other natural resources.
Root River Soil and Water Conservation District
Caledonia, MN
MISSION STATEMENT:The Root River Soil and Water Conservation District's purpose is to provide assistance to cooperators in managing the natural resources on their land
Roseau Soil and Water Conservation District
Roseau, MN
Mission Statement The purpose of the District is to assist land users in applying proper conservation practices to the soil and water resources.
Scott Soil and Water Conservation District
Jordan, MN
The Scott Soil and Water Conservation District is a political subdivision of the State of Minnesota established to carry out a program for the conservation, use and development of soil, water and related resources.
Sherburne Soil and Water Conservation District
Elk River, MN
Our Mission The Sherburne Soil & Water Conservation District is dedicated to working cooperatively with landowners and agencies in order to promote the wise and sustainable use of our land and water related resources; to educate and inform the public about these uses; to help solve the resource problems within the District; and to serve as a county wide natural resource information and referral center.
Sibley Soil and Water Conservation District
South St. Louis Soil and Water Conservation District
Duluth, MN
The South St. Louis Soil and Water Conservation District helps local landowners, businesses & local officials install & use Best Management Practices to protect & enhance water quality in the St.
Stearns Soil and Water Conservation District
Steele County Soil and Water Conservation District
Owatonna, MN
SWCDs fill the crucial niche of providing land and water conservation services to owners of private lands.  Managing private lands in a way that promotes a sound economy and sustains and enhances natural resources is key to Minnesota’s environmental health.
Stevens Soil and Water Conservation District
Morris, MN
The Minnesota Assocation of Soil & Water Conservation Districts Area II Association is made up of the Boards of Supervisors of 11 area districts.
Swift Soil and Water Conservation District
Benson, MN
History: The Swift County Soil and Water Conservation District opened in 1944 in Benson, Minnesota. It has remained there ever since, serving the local community.
Todd Soil and Water Conservation District
Long Prairie, MN
The Todd Soil and Water Program was organized on March 29th, 1965 by the Todd County Commissioners and was certified by the Secretary of State on April 12th, 1965.
Traverse Soil and Water Conservation District
Wheaton, MN
The Traverse SWCD has many services to offer you in assisting with implementing your conservation practices. Our current services and rates are as follows:Conservation Plan Design Free of charge, no obligationRoto Tilling $50
Wabasha Soil and Water Conservation District
Wadena Soil and Water Conservation District
Wadena, MN
Established on May 26th of 1958, the Wadena Soil & Water Conservation District was organized by local farmers, with help from the Agriculture Extension Service.
Waseca Soil and Water Conservation District
Waseca, MN
The Waseca SWCD along with the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) provide many programs and services.Click on the link below to check out the programs & services offered
Washington Conservation District
Oakdale, MN
Providing grassroots solutions for protecting soil and water for future generations in Washington County, Minnesota... since 1942.What is the Washington Conservation District (WCD) and what do we do?In the 1930's, Soil and Water Conservation Districts were created in response to national concern over erosion, floods, and the sky-blackening dust storms that swept across our country.
Watonwan Soil and Water Conservation District
Saint James, MN
Mission to assist the people of Watonwan County in the wise management of the quality and quantity of ground and surface water, the wise management of wind and water erosion areas, and to educate landowners to recognize the need for proper soil and water resource management.
West Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation District
Fergus Falls, MN
MISSION STATEMENT: Because of our natural resources, soil, water, and air are so fragile and easily degraded, it is the mission of the West Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation District to promote the wise and proper use of all natural resources within the District for the economic, environmental, and aesthetic betterment of all.
West Polk Soil & Water Conservation District
Crookston, MN
  The West Polk Soil & Water Conservation District serves the landowners and citizens in the western part of Polk County, as well as providing support and assistance to northwest Minnesota.
Wilkin Soil and Water Conservation District
Breckenridge, MN
Mission To provide local leadership in the conservation of soil, water, and related natural resources through programs and partnerships with individuals, businesses, organizations, and government.
Winona Soil and Water Conservation District
Lewiston, MN
Vision Statement:  To encourage preservation and conservation of the natural resources of Winona County through advocating sustainable use and respect of the uniqueness and aesthetic value of our landscape for present and future generations
Wright Soil and Water Conservation District
Buffalo, MN
Mission: The Wright Soil and Water Conservation District shall provide local leadership in the conservation and wise use of soil, water and related resources through a balanced program that protects, restores and improves those resources by utilizing education, regulation and incentive programs.
Yellow Medicine Soil and Water Conservation District
Clarkfield, MN
 The mission of the Yellow Medicine Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is to provide technical, financial, and educational support to the public for the purpose of conserving and protecting soil, water, and other natural resources
Resource Conservation and Development Councils
Giziibii RC&D Council
Bemidji, MN
President George Swentik 3217 Bemidji Avenue North Suite 4 Bemidji, MN 56601 Phone: (218) 751-1942 Fax: (218) 751-9531 Email: mnbemidji-rcd@one
Hiawatha Valley RC&D
Rochester, MN
Hiawatha Valley Resource Conservation and Development Council, Inc. (RC&D) is a 501(c)3 organization with the mission “to empower people to balance environmental and economic needs through leadership, collaboration and project development.
Laurentian RC&D Council
Duluth, MN
President Kevin Adee 3176 County Rd. 24 International Falls, MN 56649 Phone: (218) 283-2035 Fax: Email: kladee@frontiernet.net
Onanegozie RC&D Council
Mora, MN
President Gordon Aanerud 2008 Mahogany Street Suite 3 Mora, MN 55051 Phone: (320) 679-4604 Fax: (320) 679-4692 Email: elkpacker@msn.com
Pembina Trail RC&D Association, Inc.
Red Lake Falls, MN
President Gerald Jacobson 42694 Center Avenue S Fertile, MN 56540-9223 Phone: (218) 281-5408 Fax: Email:
Prairie Country RC&D Council
Willmar, MN
President Doug Anderson 1005 High Avenue N.E. Willmar, MN 56201 Phone: (320) 231-0008 Fax: (320) 235-8751 Email: randy.nelson@mn.usda.gov
Three Rivers RC&D Council
Mankato, MN
President Noren Durheim 31041 790th Ave. Madelia, MN 56062 Phone: (507) 642-8455 Fax: Email: ndurheim@bezcomm.net
WesMin RC&D Council
Alexandria, MN
President Lyle Hovland 1353 310th Avenue Rothsay, MN 56579 Phone: (218) 867-2563 Fax: (218) 867-5797 Email: ldkhovland@rtelnet.com
Weed / Invasives Management Professionals
Applied Ecological Services
Prior Lake, MN
Native plant supplier. Design, installation and maintenance services available. Specializes in Ecological restoration and consulting.
Backyard Reflections Inc.
Annandale, MN
Design Services, and installation including shoreline restorations
Biobuilder Inc.
Alexandria, MN
Design, installation and maintenance; Specializing in lakeshore restoration
Blazing Star Gardens
Owatonna, MN
Wholesale and Retail Nursery. Design, installation, and maintenance services available. Specializes in prairie restorations, wildflower gardens, and shoreline restorations
Blugardens
Watertown, MN
Wholesale Nursery; MN Native plants and some sourced from other states
BluPrairie Native Plant Nursery
Watertown, MN
Supplier of native plants for home gardens, lakeshores, rain gardens, or prairie restoration projects
Boreal Natives
Cloquet, MN
Native plants and seeds of northern ecotype MN and WI, some shrubs and trees; Installation and management services
Braun Intertec
Bloomington, MN
Consulting; Contract services for environmental and natural resource consulting including: wetland delineation, rare species surveys, stormwater manag
Carlson Prairie Seed Farm, Inc.
New Folden, MN
Local ecotype grass and wildflower seed, native grass mulch; Minnesota Crop Improvement Association (MCIA)- Certified
Carmen Simonget Design LLC
St. Paul, MN
Landscape architect specializing in using native plants in consulting and design services
Cattail Corner Inc.
Howard Lake, MN
Retail Nursery; Some native perennials
Chippewa Farms Greenhouse and Nursery
Brandon, MN
Some native upland perennials, trees and shrubs
Earth Wizards Inc.
Minneapolis, MN
Consulting, design, and installation for earth-friendly driveways, parking lots, and stormwater and erosion-control projects including: rain gardens, infiltration basins etc
Ecological Strategies LLC
Minneapolis, MN
Consulting, design, installation, management, and site-specific monitoring plans. Conduct training, research, including site assessment.
Ecoscapes Sustainable Landscaping
Elko New Market, MN
Design, Installation, Consultation, and Management of native plants; Nursery with local ecotype plants, delivery-only
Fortin Consulting Inc.
Hamel, MN
Consulting, design, and installation of native gardens and native lakeshore restoration projects. Management including: lakeshore, invasive plant control
Gilby’s Nursery and Orchard
Aitkin, MN
Retail and Wholesale Nursery; Some native trees
Glacial Ridge Growers
Glenwood, MN
Wholesale nursery; Native and non-native plants
Great River Greening
St. Paul, MN
Consulting, design, installation, restoration, and management of native plant communities
Greenwood Nursery
Tracy, MN
Retail Nursery; Some native perennials and trees and shrubs
Gustafson Design Inc.
Golden Valley, MN
Consulting and design services for native, lakeshore, upland, traditional, and historic spaces
Habitat: Land & Water Stewardship Services LLC
Minneapolis, MN
Consulting and sustainable landscape design services; Environmental Inventories, Adaptive management plans, Pollinator habitat plans, and Landscape re
Hacker’s Tree Farm, Nursery, and Greenhouse
Sleepy Eye, MN
Retail Nursery; Some native perennials, trees, and shrubs
Hammerlund Nursery Inc.
Esko, MN
Some native shrubs and trees
Hilscher Design and Ecology Inc.
Hugo, MN
Consulting, design, and installation of native landscapes.
Itasca Greenhouse Inc.
Cohasset, MN
Retail and Wholesale Nursery; Local Ecotype MN native trees and shrubs
Landscape Alternatives Inc.
Shafer, MN
Wholesale and Retail Nursery; Local ecotype wildflower, grass, woodland species, and ferns
MN Native Landscapes
Otsego, MN
Local MN ecotype plants; Contract installation of native seeds & plants, prescribed burning, exotic species control; Consultation & Design; MCIA-certi
MN State Forest Nursery
Akeley, MN
Native shrubs and tree seedlings; Minimum order of 500 plants, in any combination of groups of 100
Morning Sky Greenery
Morris, MN
Morning Sky Greenery is a Minnesota Native Plant Nursery, growing native plants for shoreline restoration, raingardens and infiltration basins, and backyard butterfly, birdwatcher and pollinator gardens.
Naturally Wild
Minneapolis, MN
Native MN wildflowers for prairies, woodlands, and rain gardens
North Central Reforestation, Inc.
Evansville, MN
Wholesale and retail nursery; Some local container tree and shrub seedlings
Northern Natural Gardens, LLC
Saint Paul, MN
Design, installation, and management of native plant gardens for homeowners in the Twin Cities.
Petersen Wildflowers
Askov, MN
Local Ecotype grass and flower seeds; Plants sourced from licensed growers
Prairie Land Management Inc.
Glenwood, MN
Retail, wholesale, mail- order nursery; Consulting, Contract growing, Site prep and installation of seeds and trees, Prescribed burning, Wildlife enha
Prairie Moon Nursery
Winona, MN
Local Ecotype Seed; Wholesale and Retail Nursery, Online or Catalog Ordering; MCIA- certified seed
Prairie Restorations Inc.
Princeton, MN
Local ecotype seed and plants, MCIA- certified seed; Contract installation and management including: prescribed burn, invasive species control, and ot
S&S: Tree and Horticultural Specialists
St Paul, MN
Design, installation and management of native vegetation; Restoration of wetlands, shorelines, woodlands and prairies; Invasive species control; Natur
Sandstrom Land Management
Roseville, MN
Design, installation, and maintenance of native plant communities including wetland and lakeshore restorations; Invasive species management
Sargent’s Nursery
Red Wing, MN
Retail Nursery; Some native perennials, shrubs, and trees
Schumacher’s Nursery
Heron Lake, MN
Wholesale Nursery; Native and non-native trees and shrubs
Seed to Site
Saint Peter, MN
Our mission is to improve the quality of life of Minnesotans - from people to plants. We believe that healthy landscapes bring beauty and joy to us all and that small efforts make a big difference.
Shooting Star Native Seeds
Spring Grove, MN
Wholesale and Retail Nursery; Local ecotype wildflower and grass seed, native grass mulch, MCIA- certified seed; Contract Installation
Shoreview Natives
Two Harbors, MN
Wholesale and Retail Nursery; Consultation and Installation; MCIA- certified seed
Sogn Valley Farm
Cannon Falls, MN
Supplier of local ecotype perennial forbs and grasses common to Minnesota prairies, wetlands, and savannas
South Cedar Greenhouse
Farmington, MN
Wholesale and Retail Nursery; Some native grasses and wildflowers
Sunshine Gardens
Pine River, MN
Local Ecotype Seed; Design and Installation services. Retail nursery, open from May 1 thru September 30
Swedburg Nursery
Battle Lake, MN
Retail and wholesale Nursery; Some native trees and shrubs Local Ecotype grass and
Wild Prairie Nursery
Fairmont, MN
Small Retail Nursery; Plants available at Mankato Farmer’s Market
Woodland Prairie Specialties
Waubun, MN
Local Ecotype grass and wildflower seed; Specializing in harvest from local prairie remnants
Native Species Nurseries
Applied Ecological Services
Prior Lake, MN
Native plant supplier. Design, installation and maintenance services available. Specializes in Ecological restoration and consulting.
Backyard Reflections Inc.
Annandale, MN
Design Services, and installation including shoreline restorations
Biobuilder Inc.
Alexandria, MN
Design, installation and maintenance; Specializing in lakeshore restoration
Blazing Star Gardens
Owatonna, MN
Wholesale and Retail Nursery. Design, installation, and maintenance services available. Specializes in prairie restorations, wildflower gardens, and shoreline restorations
Blugardens
Watertown, MN
Wholesale Nursery; MN Native plants and some sourced from other states
BluPrairie Native Plant Nursery
Watertown, MN
Supplier of native plants for home gardens, lakeshores, rain gardens, or prairie restoration projects
Boreal Natives
Cloquet, MN
Native plants and seeds of northern ecotype MN and WI, some shrubs and trees; Installation and management services
Braun Intertec
Bloomington, MN
Consulting; Contract services for environmental and natural resource consulting including: wetland delineation, rare species surveys, stormwater manag
Carlson Prairie Seed Farm, Inc.
New Folden, MN
Local ecotype grass and wildflower seed, native grass mulch; Minnesota Crop Improvement Association (MCIA)- Certified
Carmen Simonget Design LLC
St. Paul, MN
Landscape architect specializing in using native plants in consulting and design services
Cattail Corner Inc.
Howard Lake, MN
Retail Nursery; Some native perennials
Chippewa Farms Greenhouse and Nursery
Brandon, MN
Some native upland perennials, trees and shrubs
Earth Wizards Inc.
Minneapolis, MN
Consulting, design, and installation for earth-friendly driveways, parking lots, and stormwater and erosion-control projects including: rain gardens, infiltration basins etc
Ecological Strategies LLC
Minneapolis, MN
Consulting, design, installation, management, and site-specific monitoring plans. Conduct training, research, including site assessment.
Ecoscapes Sustainable Landscaping
Elko New Market, MN
Design, Installation, Consultation, and Management of native plants; Nursery with local ecotype plants, delivery-only
Fortin Consulting Inc.
Hamel, MN
Consulting, design, and installation of native gardens and native lakeshore restoration projects. Management including: lakeshore, invasive plant control
Gilby’s Nursery and Orchard
Aitkin, MN
Retail and Wholesale Nursery; Some native trees
Glacial Ridge Growers
Glenwood, MN
Wholesale nursery; Native and non-native plants
Great River Greening
St. Paul, MN
Consulting, design, installation, restoration, and management of native plant communities
Greenwood Nursery
Tracy, MN
Retail Nursery; Some native perennials and trees and shrubs
Gustafson Design Inc.
Golden Valley, MN
Consulting and design services for native, lakeshore, upland, traditional, and historic spaces
Habitat: Land & Water Stewardship Services LLC
Minneapolis, MN
Consulting and sustainable landscape design services; Environmental Inventories, Adaptive management plans, Pollinator habitat plans, and Landscape re
Hacker’s Tree Farm, Nursery, and Greenhouse
Sleepy Eye, MN
Retail Nursery; Some native perennials, trees, and shrubs
Hammerlund Nursery Inc.
Esko, MN
Some native shrubs and trees
Hilscher Design and Ecology Inc.
Hugo, MN
Consulting, design, and installation of native landscapes.
Itasca Greenhouse Inc.
Cohasset, MN
Retail and Wholesale Nursery; Local Ecotype MN native trees and shrubs
Landscape Alternatives Inc.
Shafer, MN
Wholesale and Retail Nursery; Local ecotype wildflower, grass, woodland species, and ferns
Local Roots Landscapers
Saint Paul, MN
Design, installation and renovation of landscapes using native plants, natural stonework, and sustainable practices
MN Native Landscapes
Otsego, MN
Local MN ecotype plants; Contract installation of native seeds & plants, prescribed burning, exotic species control; Consultation & Design; MCIA-certi
MN State Forest Nursery
Akeley, MN
Native shrubs and tree seedlings; Minimum order of 500 plants, in any combination of groups of 100
Morning Sky Greenery
Morris, MN
Morning Sky Greenery is a Minnesota Native Plant Nursery, growing native plants for shoreline restoration, raingardens and infiltration basins, and backyard butterfly, birdwatcher and pollinator gardens.
Native Sun Seeds and Plants
Afton, MN
We are your local Twin Cities native plant nursery, featuring native pollinator plants grown from local seed and free of neonics and other pollinator nasties.
Naturally Wild
Minneapolis, MN
Native MN wildflowers for prairies, woodlands, and rain gardens
North Central Reforestation, Inc.
Evansville, MN
Wholesale and retail nursery; Some local container tree and shrub seedlings
Northern Natural Gardens, LLC
Saint Paul, MN
Design, installation, and management of native plant gardens for homeowners in the Twin Cities.
Petersen Wildflowers
Askov, MN
Local Ecotype grass and flower seeds; Plants sourced from licensed growers
Prairie Land Management Inc.
Glenwood, MN
Retail, wholesale, mail- order nursery; Consulting, Contract growing, Site prep and installation of seeds and trees, Prescribed burning, Wildlife enha
Prairie Moon Nursery
Winona, MN
Local Ecotype Seed; Wholesale and Retail Nursery, Online or Catalog Ordering; MCIA- certified seed
Prairie Restorations Inc.
Princeton, MN
Local ecotype seed and plants, MCIA- certified seed; Contract installation and management including: prescribed burn, invasive species control, and ot
S&S: Tree and Horticultural Specialists
St Paul, MN
Design, installation and management of native vegetation; Restoration of wetlands, shorelines, woodlands and prairies; Invasive species control; Natur
Sandstrom Land Management
Roseville, MN
Design, installation, and maintenance of native plant communities including wetland and lakeshore restorations; Invasive species management
Sargent’s Nursery
Red Wing, MN
Retail Nursery; Some native perennials, shrubs, and trees
Schumacher’s Nursery
Heron Lake, MN
Wholesale Nursery; Native and non-native trees and shrubs
Seed to Site
Saint Peter, MN
Our mission is to improve the quality of life of Minnesotans - from people to plants. We believe that healthy landscapes bring beauty and joy to us all and that small efforts make a big difference.
Shooting Star Native Seeds
Spring Grove, MN
Wholesale and Retail Nursery; Local ecotype wildflower and grass seed, native grass mulch, MCIA- certified seed; Contract Installation
Shoreview Natives
Two Harbors, MN
Wholesale and Retail Nursery; Consultation and Installation; MCIA- certified seed
Sogn Valley Farm
Cannon Falls, MN
Supplier of local ecotype perennial forbs and grasses common to Minnesota prairies, wetlands, and savannas
South Cedar Greenhouse
Farmington, MN
Wholesale and Retail Nursery; Some native grasses and wildflowers
Sunshine Gardens
Pine River, MN
Local Ecotype Seed; Design and Installation services. Retail nursery, open from May 1 thru September 30
Swedburg Nursery
Battle Lake, MN
Retail and wholesale Nursery; Some native trees and shrubs Local Ecotype grass and
Wild Prairie Nursery
Fairmont, MN
Small Retail Nursery; Plants available at Mankato Farmer’s Market
Woodland Prairie Specialties
Waubun, MN
Local Ecotype grass and wildflower seed; Specializing in harvest from local prairie remnants
Regional Organizations & Professionals
Conservation Groups and Associations
Great Plains Institute for Sustainable Development
Minneapolis, MN
The Great Plains Institute does three main things: 1.       Develop better energy policy via consensus. 2.      Catalyze deployment of the best energy technologies, practices & programs.
Monarch Watch
Lawrence, KS
Monarch Watch is a nonprofit education, conservation, and research program based at the University of Kansas that focuses on the monarch butterfly, its habitat, and its spectacular fall migration.
National Wild Turkey Federation
Edgefield, SC
The NWTF is a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of the wild turkey and the preservation of the hunting tradition.
Pheasants Forever
St Paul, MN
Pheasants Forever provides the most efficient conservation model of any organization. PF's unique model empowers local chapters with the responsibility to determine how 100 percent of their locally-raised conservation funds will be spent.
Upper Mississippi River and Great Lakes Region Joint Venture
Bloomington, MN
The mission of the Upper Mississippi River and Great Lakes Region Joint Venture (UMGL JV) is to deliver the full spectrum of bird conservation through regionally based, biologically driven, landscape-oriented partnerships.
Upper Mississippi River Conservation Committee (UMRCC)
Onalaska, WI
The Upper Mississippi River Conservation Committee (UMRCC), consists of natural resource managers from Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin.
Biologists / Ecologists
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
Redwood City, CA
EASI develops and advances the market for compensatory mitigation credits in the U.S.  The term 'mitigation credits' includes wetland and stream credits as well as conservation credits (aka habitat and species credits).
Merlin Benner
Wellsboro, PA
Natural Resource Management Planning, Impact Evaluation, Habitat Analysis, & Monitoring Bringing the latest technology and in-depth natural history experience to the field of natural resource consulting
Consultants - Land
Chem-Trol Professional Vegetation Management
Wilber, NE
      With over 40 years of experience, Chem-Trol, Inc. is your industrial herbicide application solution.
Country Natural Beef
Burns, OR
Country Natural Beef ranchers are dedicated to sound agricultural practices and graze their livestock in a sustainable manner which is compatible with the environment of their specific region.
Dale Sutherland
Grand Rapids, MN
 CPS is the largest provider of agriculture and forestry crop protection and enhancement products in the USA. CPS-Timberland is single source provider of silvictural enhancement input services
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
Redwood City, CA
EASI develops and advances the market for compensatory mitigation credits in the U.S.  The term 'mitigation credits' includes wetland and stream credits as well as conservation credits (aka habitat and species credits).
Living Habitats
Chicago, IL
Living Habitats is a full-service landscape architecture firm that offers professional expertise to a broad range of clients. We work on private, institutional, and public lands, in urban, suburban, rural and natural communities, for our varied and remarkable clientele.
Matt Carothers
Rhinelander, WI
Our Private Landowner Assistance program is here to listen to your unique goals and help guide a thoughtful, customized approach to achieving them.
Society for Range Management
Littleton, CO
The Society for Range Management is the professional scientific society and conservation organization whose members are concerned with studying, conserving, managing and sustaining the varied resources of the rangelands which comprise nearly half the land in the world.
The Molpus Woodlands Group, LLC
Jackson, MS
Molpus Woodlands Group and Molpus Timberlands Management services include land acquisitions, strategic planning, marketing and harvesting, land management, legal and accounting services, and more.
Riparian and Wetlands Specialists
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Arvada, CO
EcoResource Solutions, Inc. (ERS) is a professional aquatic and terrestrial ecological consulting firm located in the Denver, Colorado area.
Merlin Benner
Wellsboro, PA
Natural Resource Management Planning, Impact Evaluation, Habitat Analysis, & Monitoring Bringing the latest technology and in-depth natural history experience to the field of natural resource consulting
Society for Range Management
Littleton, CO
The Society for Range Management is the professional scientific society and conservation organization whose members are concerned with studying, conserving, managing and sustaining the varied resources of the rangelands which comprise nearly half the land in the world.
Wildlife / Habitat Specialists
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Arvada, CO
EcoResource Solutions, Inc. (ERS) is a professional aquatic and terrestrial ecological consulting firm located in the Denver, Colorado area.
Merlin Benner
Wellsboro, PA
Natural Resource Management Planning, Impact Evaluation, Habitat Analysis, & Monitoring Bringing the latest technology and in-depth natural history experience to the field of natural resource consulting
Society for Range Management
Littleton, CO
The Society for Range Management is the professional scientific society and conservation organization whose members are concerned with studying, conserving, managing and sustaining the varied resources of the rangelands which comprise nearly half the land in the world.
Upper Mississippi River and Great Lakes Region Joint Venture
Bloomington, MN
The mission of the Upper Mississippi River and Great Lakes Region Joint Venture (UMGL JV) is to deliver the full spectrum of bird conservation through regionally based, biologically driven, landscape-oriented partnerships.
Weed / Invasives Management Professionals
Country Natural Beef
Burns, OR
Country Natural Beef ranchers are dedicated to sound agricultural practices and graze their livestock in a sustainable manner which is compatible with the environment of their specific region.
FDCE
New Albany, OH
FDCE’s core business is focused on providing establishment services to landowners enrolled in government conservation programs such as CRP, CREP and ACEP (WRP).
Living Habitats
Chicago, IL
Living Habitats is a full-service landscape architecture firm that offers professional expertise to a broad range of clients. We work on private, institutional, and public lands, in urban, suburban, rural and natural communities, for our varied and remarkable clientele.
Michael Hoff
Bloomington, MN
Michael Hoff is the Great Lakes-Big Rivers Regional AIS Coordinator for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Program.
Society for Range Management
Littleton, CO
The Society for Range Management is the professional scientific society and conservation organization whose members are concerned with studying, conserving, managing and sustaining the varied resources of the rangelands which comprise nearly half the land in the world.
Vegetation Solutions
Muscoda, WI
Vegetation Solutions is a green business focused on vegetation management through controlled grazing.  The company was formed to control brush from oak woodlands and to control/remove garlic mustard on  private land
Foresters
Matt Carothers
Rhinelander, WI
Our Private Landowner Assistance program is here to listen to your unique goals and help guide a thoughtful, customized approach to achieving them.
The Molpus Woodlands Group, LLC
Jackson, MS
Molpus Woodlands Group and Molpus Timberlands Management services include land acquisitions, strategic planning, marketing and harvesting, land management, legal and accounting services, and more.
Woodlot and Timber Services
Matt Carothers
Rhinelander, WI
Our Private Landowner Assistance program is here to listen to your unique goals and help guide a thoughtful, customized approach to achieving them.
The Molpus Woodlands Group, LLC
Jackson, MS
Molpus Woodlands Group and Molpus Timberlands Management services include land acquisitions, strategic planning, marketing and harvesting, land management, legal and accounting services, and more.
Mapping/Cartographic and GIS services
Matt Carothers
Rhinelander, WI
Our Private Landowner Assistance program is here to listen to your unique goals and help guide a thoughtful, customized approach to achieving them.
Native Species Nurseries
All Native Seed, LLC
New Albany, OH
All Native Seed, LLC (ANS) was established in response to an undeniable demand for native grass and forb seed used by parent company FDC Enterprises, Inc.
FDCE
New Albany, OH
FDCE’s core business is focused on providing establishment services to landowners enrolled in government conservation programs such as CRP, CREP and ACEP (WRP).
Living Habitats
Chicago, IL
Living Habitats is a full-service landscape architecture firm that offers professional expertise to a broad range of clients. We work on private, institutional, and public lands, in urban, suburban, rural and natural communities, for our varied and remarkable clientele.
Seed / Seedling Suppliers
All Native Seed, LLC
New Albany, OH
All Native Seed, LLC (ANS) was established in response to an undeniable demand for native grass and forb seed used by parent company FDC Enterprises, Inc.
Mitigation Banks
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
Redwood City, CA
EASI develops and advances the market for compensatory mitigation credits in the U.S.  The term 'mitigation credits' includes wetland and stream credits as well as conservation credits (aka habitat and species credits).
Conservation Credit Markets
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
Redwood City, CA
EASI develops and advances the market for compensatory mitigation credits in the U.S.  The term 'mitigation credits' includes wetland and stream credits as well as conservation credits (aka habitat and species credits).
Statewide Organizations & Professionals
Conservation Groups and Associations
Parks & Trails Council of Minnesota
Saint Paul, MN
Mission: to acquire, protect and enhance critical lands for the public’s use and benefit. We value and promote: Sustainable, long-term statewide land stewardship and conservation; Outdoor recreation for its educational, health and community benefits; Openness, inclusiveness, collaboration and volunteerism; Service as an independent, honest and forthright voice for parks and trails; and Decisions informed by the best available science and data Who we are: The Parks & Trails Council of Minnesota is a grassroots membership organization that has worked vigorously on behalf of Minnes
Biologists / Ecologists
Applied Ecological Services, Inc.
Prior Lake, MN
Applied Ecological Services is one of the leading ecological consulting firms in the world; we are dedicated to bringing the science of ecology to land-use decisions.
Consultants - Land
Ag Resource Strategies, LLC
New Ulm, MN
Ag Resource Strategies, LLC develops and manages Environmental Quality Assessment and Assurance programs for agricultural organizations, government agencies and industries in the bio-economy.
Applied Ecological Services, Inc.
Prior Lake, MN
Applied Ecological Services is one of the leading ecological consulting firms in the world; we are dedicated to bringing the science of ecology to land-use decisions.
Wildlife / Habitat Specialists
Plantra, Inc.
Eagan, MN
For over thirty years the founders of Plantra have been designing and manufacturing proven seedling establishment and crop protection solutions.
Fire Services / Prescribed Burning
Minnesota Native Landscapes
Otsego, MN
Minnesota Native Landscapes is a full service ecological restoration company. Our services range from native seeding to prescribed burning to bio-engineering, and everything in between.
Woodlot and Timber Services
Plantra, Inc.
Eagan, MN
For over thirty years the founders of Plantra have been designing and manufacturing proven seedling establishment and crop protection solutions.
Mapping/Cartographic and GIS services
Applied Ecological Services, Inc.
Prior Lake, MN
Applied Ecological Services is one of the leading ecological consulting firms in the world; we are dedicated to bringing the science of ecology to land-use decisions.
Native Species Nurseries
Minnesota Native Landscapes
Otsego, MN
Minnesota Native Landscapes is a full service ecological restoration company. Our services range from native seeding to prescribed burning to bio-engineering, and everything in between.
Plantra, Inc.
Eagan, MN
For over thirty years the founders of Plantra have been designing and manufacturing proven seedling establishment and crop protection solutions.
Seed / Seedling Suppliers
Minnesota Native Landscapes
Otsego, MN
Minnesota Native Landscapes is a full service ecological restoration company. Our services range from native seeding to prescribed burning to bio-engineering, and everything in between.
Plantra, Inc.
Eagan, MN
For over thirty years the founders of Plantra have been designing and manufacturing proven seedling establishment and crop protection solutions.
National Organizations & Professionals
Conservation Groups and Associations
Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies
Washington, DC
The collective voice for fish and wildlife conservation America's fish and wildlife belong to all of us as a public trust, and for more than 100 years, state, provincial and territorial fish and wildlife agencies have upheld the primary responsibility for conserving and preventing the exploitation of those resources on public and private lands and waters within their borders.
Monarch Joint Venture
St. Paul, MN
The Monarch Joint Venture (MJV) is a partnership of federal and state agencies, non-governmental organizations, businesses and academic programs working together to protect the monarch migration across the United States.
Government Agencies
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Washington, DC
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is a bureau within the Department of the Interior. Our mission is to work with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.
Natural Resource Law Attorneys
Endangered Species Law and Policy Group
Los Angeles, CA
Nossaman represents a wide array of government and private entities engaged in resource use and conservation activities both within California and across the nation.
M. Reed Hopper
Sacramento, CA
Mr. Hopper is a principal attorney in PLF’s Environmental Law Practice Group. He oversees the foundation’s Endangered Species Act Program that is designed to ensure that species protections are balanced with individual rights, the rule of law, and other social values.