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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

M-Th   7:30 am - 5:00 pm

        7:30 am - 4:00 pm

SWCD: 218-683-7075

NRCS: 218-681-1612

What's Happening...

Learn about the May 2024 Well Clinic here...

To Report A Noxious Weed Click Here



Board Meetings

Third Thursday of each month  

at 9:00 a.m.

Upcoming Meetings

**June 20th**

The Pennington SWCD Board of Supervisors will hold their monthly Board Meeting at the USDA/SWCD Meeting Room on 

Thursday, June 20th, 2024,

starting at 9:00 a.m. 

2024 Photo Contest 

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Congratulations to our April photo contest winner:
Debra Hoversten
Picture taken in North Township  

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

We are happy to announce we will be running our photo contest through the end of December 2024.  Press the Contest Rules & Info button for more information on how you can enter this fun event.

Click the button above for real-time

water data information nation wide.

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FEMA Official
Flood Insurance Rate Maps

Click on the link below, type in your street address, city, state (putting commas as shown) and click on the search button to access the Flood Insurance Rate Map you are looking for:

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Remember to Clean.Drain.Dry your equipment this winter 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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