Welcome to Washington Conservation District.
Our mission is to enhance, protect, and preserve the natural resources of Washington County through conservation projects, technical guidance, and educational services to citizens and local government.
Encouraging voluntary conservation efforts since 1942
News & Events
Upcoming Events - info and registration
The Washington Conservation District (WCD) seeks a self-motivated individual to provide watercraft inspections to prevent the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) in Washington County, Minnesota. For a complete description of this seasonal position, click here. Position(s) is open until filled - closing date for applications is May 8, 2015 at 4p.m.
Request for Proposals:
The East Metro Water Resource Education Program is soliciting requests for proposals (RFP) to develop one or two portable educational displays that illustrate the importance of groundwater issues relevant to Washington County and actions people can take to protect groundwater resources. Details about the RFP are available here. Proposals are due April 25.
Press Release: Washington Conservation District receives award for innovative "Turtle Tunnel" - congratulations to all!
Trees, Rain Barrels and Compost Bins
We are no longer taking new orders. Pick up your pre-ordered trees, rain barrels and compost bins Fri., April 24, 8am-8pm or Sat., April 25, 8am-noon at the Washington County Fairgrounds. Extra stock will be sold on-site on a first come, first served basis.
Art on Display: In partnership with the White Bear Center for the Arts, we are excited to showcase the work of several local artists at the Washington Conservation Center. Click here to learn more about current artwork on display.