logoKoochiching Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD)

Courthouse, 715 4th Street

International Falls MN 56649

218-283-1174

 

 

Information for property owners in Koochiching County affected by flooding:

Koochiching County has created a Damage Assessment of the County’s Summer Flood to acquire the full affect of flood damage to the Rainy Lake and Rainy River areas.

Click here for more information and survey form

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Big Fork River Watershed Open House Events

The Koochiching SWCD, in partnership with Itasca SWCD and the MPCA, will be hosting an open house event in 2 different locations to discuss the health of the Big Fork River Watershed.

In Koochiching County:
September 10th
Big Falls Community Center-Legion Room
410 2nd Street N.W.
Big Falls, MN 56627
4:00-7:00 p.m

In Itasca County:
September 17th
Marcell Family Center
49023 State Highway 38
Marcell, MN 56657
4:00-7:00 p.m.

Click here to view the Big Fork River Monitoring and Assessment report.

Click here to view MPCA's "How's the Water" website where you can look up your segment of the river.

For more information or to be added to the mailing list contact

Jolen Simon at 218-283-1180 or jolen.simon@koochichingswcd.org

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Rat Root River Sediment Control & Spawning Enhancement

Riffle

In an effort to improve walleye spawning habitat and address sedimentation resulting from erosion in the Rat Root River, the Koochiching Soil & Water Conservation District, in partnership with the Rainy Lake Sportfishing Club, has been awarded two consecutive grants through the Conservation Partners Legacy (CPL), a small grants program which is part of the LSOHC Outdoor Hertitage Fund.

Click here for project details and photos

Click here for a Map Tour of the Rat Root River Sediment Control & Spawning Enhancement project

Click here for information on the Walleye Spawning Riffle Dedication

Funding and support for this project was provided by the Conservation Partners Legacy Grant program, Rainy Lake Sportfishing Club, Koochiching County Soil & Water Conservation District, Koochiching County, Conservation Corps Minnesota, and Nature Valley

 

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KOOCHICHING COUNTY PLAT MAP BOOK

Click Here for the online version or contact the Koochiching SWCD office to purchase the printed version for $30.00 + tax

Plat

Thank you for your support!

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- Lady Bird Johnson

 

 

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