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  • 02
    September 2, 2021

    Free Nitrate Testing Clinic

    09:00 -16:00

    How to collect Samples: To take your sample, run your cold tap for five to ten minutes then collect about one cup of water in a plastic baggie (double bag) or clean jar. Keep the water cool until arrival. You can collect the water anytime within one day of the nitrate analysis (if you are going to the local office right after work, you can collect the sample in the morning and keep it cool all day until you arrive).

    For more information please contact the Douglas County Soil and Water conservation District


    Phone: 320-763-3191 Ext 3

    Location:  800 Northside Dr. NE Alexandria, MN 56308

    (This is the Douglas SWCD Tree Shed)


  • 06
    September 6, 2021

    Office Closed - Labor Day

    All day

    No additional detail for this event.

  • 08
    September 8, 2021

    Conservation Program Bus Tour!

    09:00 -15:00
    Douglas SWCD
    900 Robert St. Alexandria, MN 56308

    Happy 67th Birthday Douglas SWCD!

    Come join the Douglas SWCD staff as they celebrate their 67th year in conservation on a guided bus tour around Douglas County. This tour is open to anyone and will include many stops highlighting a variety of successful conservation practices along the way!

    This year’s tour will be held on Sept. 8, 2021 and will be leaving from the SWCD office at 9 AM returning around 3 PM. Some of the locally implemented conservation practices highlighted on this tour will include: Ag Waste, Conservation Tree Planting, Grazing, Lake Shore Restoration, No Till/Strip Till Practices, Pollinator Plantings, Streambank Erosion, Terraces, Water and sediment Control Basins and Wetland Restorations.

    Tour is completely free, and lunch will be provided. Please call ahead to reserve your spot on the bus, as space is limited!

    The Address of the SWCD office:

    900 Robert St. Suite 102
    Alexandria, MN 56308

    Phone Number for reserving your spot on the bus:

    320-763-3191 x3


  • 11
    September 11, 2021

    September 11...Never Forget!

    All day

    No additional detail for this event.

  • 13
    September 13, 2021

    Board Meeting

    07:30 -09:00

    No additional detail for this event.