Thank you!

Thank you for participating in the Climate Resilience Workshops on September 26th and 28th. Here is the pdf of the presentations from the workshops: SWWD Resilience Workshops Presentations 2017_10_09_Climate Change Workshop Map Booklet  

SWWD Prairie Is In Full Bloom

Our prairie is in full bloom! Over a decade ago, to create a large storage area holding large rain event runoff from Woodbury and parts of Lake Elmo and Oakdale, SWWD purchased low farmland near Dale Road and Woodbury Drive. Since the purchase, the land has been restored to tallgrass prairie. As development marches closer […]

Grey Cloud Slough Crossing Project

The South Washington Watershed District is leading a project in Grey Cloud Island Township to restore ecological functions and services in the Grey Cloud Slough.  Re-connection of the channel is expected to result in immediate water quality restoration within the slough with subsequent rebound of fish and plant communities. Quick Video Project Update The groudbreaking […]

SWWD Central Draw Overflow Project Implementation-Phases III & IV

South Washington Watershed District’s Central Draw Overflow Project is progressing with phases III and IV. Both phases are located in Cottage Grove Ravine Park in Cottage Grove. These projects are being coordinated with other park and adjacent County Road improvements. Phase III-Outlet Structure  Phase IV–Cottage Grove Ravine Park Stabilization Crews in Cottage Grove Ravine Park are […]

SWWD Partners with Kids 4 Conservation

        With the support of the South Washington Watershed District (SWWD), Kids for Conservation (K4C) provided a total of five weeks of classroom instruction to 120 fifth grade students at Grey Cloud Elementary School in Cottage Grove from March through April, 2017. A final, sixth week of instruction occurred during an all-day […]

The SWWD Watershed Management Plan Update Documents

SWWD has prepared an update to its Watershed Management Plan (WMP) which will guide District activities for the next decade.  The WMP is deliberately streamlined from previous versions and is intended to serve a wide audience by providing broad easy to understand overviews of Issues facing the District and programs intended to address those issues […]