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About Us

The Chippewa County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) is a local unit of government that manages and directs natural resource management programs at the local level. The SWCD works with local landowners and with other units of government, to carry out programs for conservation and development of soil, water, and related resources.

The Chippewa SWCD is located in the Chippewa County Courthouse at 629 N. 11th St., Suite 7 in Montevideo, MN.

Staff at the office work with landowners to provide a variety of products and services. Staff also has the ability to coordinate engineering and to work on partnering projects.

To contact office staff, please call 320-269-2696.

Holidays – Office Closed

  • January 1 – New Year’s Day
  • Third Monday in January – Martin Luther King Day
  • Third Monday in February – Presidents’ Day
  • Last Monday in May – Memorial Day
  • June 19 – Juneteenth
  • July 4 – Independence Day
  • First Monday in September – Labor Day
  • November 11 – Veterans’ Day
  • Fourth Thursday & Friday in November – Thanksgiving
  • December 25 – Christmas Day