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Mission Statement

To provide landowners and other agencies with technical assistance in identifying and improving resource issues.

Nondiscrimination Statement

The Pennington SWCD does not and shall not discriminate in any of its activities or operations.  We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for anyone participating in our programs.

Pennington County

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.

Office Hours

7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.    M-Th

7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.    F       

SWCD: 218-683-7075

NRCS: 218-681-1612

Board Meetings

Third Thursday of each month  

at 9:00 a.m.

Next Board Meeting Date

**June 15th**

The Pennington SWCD Board of Supervisors will hold their monthly Board Meeting at the

USDA/SWCD Meeting Room and via Zoom Video Conferencing on

Thursday, June 15th, 

at 9:00 a.m. 

Please contact Donna Christianson at 218-683-7075 to obtain the Zoom link information.

Future Board Meeting Dates

July 20

August 17

September 21

October 19

November 16




Products & fees

Click the button above for real-time

water data information nation wide.

What's Happening...

To Report A Noxious Weed Click Here

Click Here to view the Pennington SWCD 75th Anniversary Video!

Meet Your SWCD Supervisors

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Each month for the next five months we will be featuring one of our SWCD Board Supervisors for you to get to know.  Our featured supervisor for this month is Linda Hanson.  


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Congratulations to our April photo contest winner:
Kendra & Cole Hunt
Picture taken in Norden Township  


We are happy to announce our next photo contest has started and will and run through the end of December.  Press the Contest Rules & Info button for more information on how you can enter this fun event.

Click on the button above for more information about the contest and how to enter.


Flood Hazard Information

*Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps:

*Interactive map for the preliminary floodplain boundary:

Click Here to View FEMA's:

Remember to Clean.Drain.Dry your equipment this summer to help prevent the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS)!


Thank you for protecting Minnesota Waters! 

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201 Sherwood Ave S
Thief River Falls, MN  56701
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