Carver Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD)


11360 Highway 212, Suite 6, Cologne, MN  55322
Phone: (952) 466-5230
Fax: (952) 466-2070

Office Hours:
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday through Thursday
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Friday's

The mission of the district is to provide high quality assistance to the land managers
and citizens of Carver County for the protection of land and water resources.

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Quick Links

What programs and services do you offer?

Where can I get my SOIL tested?
  * Septic System Information for Real Estate Agents

Where can I get my WATER tested?
  * Private Well Testing information provided by Carver County

Local Professional Directory (Contractor List)


Upcoming Events

March 29  Metropolitan Area Conservation District's Meeting
                 Held at the Ramsey SWCD Office 9:00 AM-3:00 PM.

March 30  FREE Cover Crop & Soil Health Workshop
     Held at:  Knights of Columbus Hall
     411 4th Avenue SW, New Prague, MN

     Cost:  FREE (lunch included). 
     Click HERE to register!

    A cover crop beginning to grow between rows of corn.

April 19  Metro Area Envirothon - Arboretum in Chaska
April 20  SWCD Board Meeting 8:30 AM

May 18  SWCD Board Meeting 8:30 AM
May 29  Memorial Day*

June 15  SWCD Board Meeting 8:30 AM

July 4  Independence Day*
July 20  SWCD Board Meeting 8:30 AM

August 17  SWCD Board Meeting 8:30 AM

* SWCD Office Closed

SWCD monthly Board meetings are held the third Thursday of each month, starting at 8:30 AM in Conference Room 3, at the Public Works Headquarters in Cologne (unless noted above).



Click on the Clean Water Land & Legacy Amendment Logo to see what projects the Carver SWCD has done!

Bulletin Board

The SWCD has a few shrub species
remaining for the spring hand out! 
If you didn't order trees, contact Felicia
at the SWCD office to see what is available. 

Fall Newsletter

New Buffer Program

Carver County Precipitation Data

Environmentally Friendly Landscaping

Family of Christ Church - Rain Garden Video


Soil Survey information is available online from the Natural Resources Conservation Service.
Click HERE for directions to use Web Soil Survey!


Questions about the Carver SWCD?

Call (952) 466-5230, or e-mail one of our staff members.

All contents are the property of Carver SWCD. The District's goal is to provide quality and accurate information. All information within this site, though, is subject to change and should only serve as a guideline for the District's services and procedures. For the most current and accurate information, please contact the District at (952) 466-5230.