2018 Walk-In Access Enrollment Open

The Brown SWCD is happy to announce that applications are now being accepted for the Walk-In Access program for the 2018 hunting season. Walk-In Access is a voluntary program that pays landowners to open private land up for public hunting….Continue Reading →


Brown SWCD is now accepting tree orders for the 2018 planting season.  Order deadline is Monday, February 26, 2018 or until stock is depleted.  Trees are sold on a first come, first served basis.  We have several hardwood and conifers available.  Click…Continue Reading →


The Brown Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) has $50,000 in buffer cost-share program funds now available to support landowners in meeting the requirements of Minnesota’s buffer law. The funds are to be used for cost-sharing contracts with landowners or…Continue Reading →


The Brown Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) would like to remind everyone that the first deadline of the Minnesota Buffer Law is fast approaching. Under the law, strips of perennial vegetation with an average width of 50 ft. will…Continue Reading →

MN CREP Sign-Up Underway

Landowners have a new option to protect their environmentally sensitive cropland with the introduction of the Minnesota Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (MN CREP). The kick-off for the MN CREP continuous sign-up began May 15, 2017. “Landowners have been waiting for…Continue Reading →