To provide landowners and other agencies with technical assistance in identifying and improving resource issues.
Pennington County is situated among the prairies and farmland of the Red River Basin in northwest Minnesota. The County has a population of about 13,500 with the City of Thief River Falls as the county seat. Other communities within the county include Goodridge and St. Hilaire.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. M-Th
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. F
Third Tuesday of each month
USDA Service Center
Thief River Falls, MN
Board Meeting Dates
Our supervisors and staff want to assure you we are taking every precaution necessary to help keep you safe and control the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Please be aware, our office is currently open to the public by phone only (218-683-7075 or 218-681-1612).
Because of the uncertainty of this virus, many of the events we had planned for this spring have now been canceled:
SWCD Annual Banquet
Home, Sports, & Family Show Booth
Stewardship Week Inserts
For more information about the Coronavirus and how to protect yourself and your family click here.
We want to thank you for your patience and understanding during this uncertain and constantly changing time.
Event Has Been Canceled!
Due to the COVID-19 virus, the Pennington SWCD Banquet has been canceled.
Order your trees today!
Spring is just around the corner and we only have a few varieties of trees left in stock, so now is great time to get your order placed before the inventory runs out:
Potted Black Hills Spruce (12"-18") $12.00 each
Bare root trees ($50.00 for bundle of 25):
Bare root trees ($40.00 for bundle of 25):
Red Splendor Crab
Our staff is currently working from home because of the COVID-19 "Shelter in Place Order" but we will be happy to take your order over the phone. Please give us a call at 218-683-7075 to place your order today.
Stay safe and stay well!
Pennington SWCD has financial assistance available for landowners to reach compliance with the Buffer Law. For more information, call the Pennington SWCD office at 218-683-7075.
Six area producers took part in an information brunch to learn more about the Minnesota Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program (MAWQCP). The program certifies farmers that implement and maintain best management practices in their operations with a 10-year regulatory certainty for any new water quality regulations. For more information click here.