(218) 732-0121 603 North Central Ave, Suite 100. Park Rapids, MN 56470

Soil Conservation

Every year we offer affordable trees
for conservation efforts. 
Windbreaks are used to reduce wind  
erosion, snow drifts, reduce drying of plants
in the summer months, reduce heating costs,
and provide shelter for animals.

Tree Order Form

Cost Share Projects 

Available for conservation practices applied to the
land for the purpose of controlling or preventing soil 
erosion, sedimentation, nutrient runoff, or other water
pollution to maintain the sustainable use of soil 
and water and other natural resources. 

Water Conservation

We can all do our part to protect our pristine
water. Natural Shoreline buffers, fertilizing lawns 
and gardens with zero phosphorus fertilizer, 
reducing, capturing, and cleansing runoff
are just a few examples of how 
we, as stewards of this land, can help. 

Lakeshore

Hubbard County is blessed to have some of
the clearest and cleanest lakes in the State of 
Minnesota. These crystal clear waters provide
a wonderful recreational venue for residents,
seasonal visitors, and vacationers alike.

NRCS Incentive Programs

Hubbard NRCS will be accepting applications for Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) thru April 19, 2019. They are also accepting applications for their Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) through May 10, 2019.

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Our 2019 Tree Order Form is available!

A 2019 Tree Order Form is available from the button below.
PLEASE NOTE: Our Dolgo Crabapple, Red Splendor Crabapple, Red Maple, Sugar Maple, Balsam Fir, Norway Pine, White Pine, White Spruce, Hanson Hedge Rose, Highbush Cranberry, Harbin Pear, Wetland Packs and Berry Packs
are SOLD OUT!
Due to a shortage of Tamarack, we are not able to offer this species this year. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
Also note that our Bur Oak, White Cedar, Elderberry and Common Purple Lilac are getting low. Please call the office if you would like to order these species. We still have a good supply of River Birch and Jack Pine! (4/11/19)

Tree Order Form

THE NEW 2019 PLAT BOOKS ARE NOW AVAILABLE AND STOP IN TO SIGN UP FOR A FREE WALL MAP OR SMARTMAP APP!

CONGRATULATIONS to our two winners! Norris Martin won the Hubbard County Wall Map and Bob Gack won the SmartMap Application!

FREE NITRATE CLINIC

Hubbard SWCD will be holding a FREE Nitrate Clinic in our office on Friday, May 3rd from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Please run your tap for 5 minutes before collecting approximately 1/2 cup in a clean container or baggie and bring to office for testing. Your results will be available in about 5 minutes.

SWCDs: Working in partnership to protect our natural resources

MASWCD published this clip on Oct 10, 2018 about how Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) supervisors
and staff are helping implement important conservation programs!

YouTube video

Mission Statement

The purpose of the Hubbard County Soil and Water Conservation District is to provide leadership, education, technical advice, financial assistance to landowners, cooperating agencies for various programs and projects with the goal being the whole community working together in harmony to pursue the sustainable management, wise-use, and protection of the district’s soil, water, forests, wildlife, and recreational resources.

Current Projects and Events

 

Irrigation Scheduling Program in Hubbard, Todd and Wadena Counties

We are looking for more producers to enroll in the Irrigation Scheduling Program in Hubbard, Todd and Wadena Counties. Complete...
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Leech Lake 1W1P

Recent updates on Leech Lake One Watershed One Plan (1W1P) Leech Lake River Watershed Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan Leech Lake...
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Pilot Nitrate Testing in Southern Hubbard County

Hubbard County SWCD has teamed with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture and has completed free nitrate testing of private wells...
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Monthly Nitrate Testing for Private Wells at the SWCD Office

The first Friday of every month the Hubbard SWCD does free nitrate testing of private well water from 9 am...
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Pineland Sands Aquifer Project

The Hubbard and Wadena Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs) were the recipients of a $40,000 Enbridge Ecofootprint Grant to...
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Buffer Strip Law

In 2015, Governor Dayton passed the Buffer Law designating an estimated 110,000 acres of land for water quality buffer strips...
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Community Partners Grant

Hubbard SWCD was awarded $100,000 in Clean Water Land and Legacy funding that was granted to organizations and landowners for...
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Watersheds

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has adopted a new method of evaluating Minnesota’s waters from individual lakes and stream...
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