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
Seasonal Water Monitoring Position Announcement: The Washington Conservation District (WCD) seeks a self-motivated individual to monitor and assess lake and stream water quality in Washington County, Minnesota.
Submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Application materials must be received by 4:00 p.m., March 9, 2015.
Conservation Corps Minnesota is currently accepting applications for young adults, ages 18-25, for summer apprentice positions in 30 Soil and Water Conservation Districts throughout Minnesota, including here at the WCD. Apprentices will spend their summer working alongside natural resource professionals to learn hands-on skills in managing soil and water resources. Responsibilities will vary by site and may include communicating with landowners, providing educational materials, monitoring, inspecting sites, preparing reports and other conservation-related activities.
To apply, visit www.conservationcorps.org/apply by March 22, 2015. (Please apply directly on the Conservation Corps website as any resumes sent to the WCD will not be considered.)
Press Release: Washington Conservation District receives award for innovative "Turtle Tunnel" - congratulations to all!
Trees, Rain Barrels and Compost Bins
2015 Rain barrel and compost bin sale - Place your order on-line and pick up at the fairgrounds during the tree sale.
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.