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

Press Release: Washington Conservation District receives award for innovative "Turtle Tunnel" - congratulations to all! 

NEW! Conservation Project Map: The WCD has worked with urban and rural landowners on conservation projects around Washington County - more than 1200 total! Check out our new on-line map to see and learn about the many projects in our county.  

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. 

Trees, Rain Barrels and Compost Bins

  • 2015 Tree Sale Order Form. Pick up your pre-ordered trees Fri., April 24, 8am-8pm or Sat., April 25, 8am-noon at the Washington County Fairgrounds. Learn more about the program on our tree page

  • 2015 Rain barrel and compost bin sale - Place your order with Recycling Association of MN starting March 1 and pick up at the fairgrounds during the tree sale on April 24, 8am-8pm. 


Upcoming Events - info and registration

Grecian foxglove alert! Learn more about this noxious weed that has been found in Washington County: Notice & Plant Info




Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm

Contact us: 455 Hayward Ave. N., Oakdale, 55128,  651-330-8220. 

Monthly Board Meetings are the second Wednesday of each month at 1:00pm.  See past board agendas and minutes >> 

Upcoming Events - info and registration


Learn about Clean Water Land and Legacy projects happening in Washington County.

To learn about education opportunities or projects you can do in your area, check out our education page