Jonah Olson, Resource Conservation Technician Graduates from Statewide Leadership Program
August 23, 2023 by Kristie Williams
The West Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation District is proud to congratulate Jonah Olson, Resource Conservation Technician, for successfully completing a one-year leadership development program sponsored by the Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts (MASWCD).Read More
Free nitrate water-testing clinics in Otter Tail County
June 26, 2023 by Aaron Larsen
Homeowners who rely on private wells for their drinking water supply should test for nitrates on a regular basis. Private well owners are encouraged to participate at one of three free nitrate testing clinics in July.
Clinic dates are:
July 20, 2023 at the West Otter Tail County Fair (County Fair Booth) from noon to 3:00 p.m.
July 31, 2023 at the Ottertail City Community Center from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Aaron Larsen named new manager of West Otter Tail SWCD
December 26, 2022 by Aaron Larsen
A familiar face will lead West Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation District after its current manager Brad Mergens retires after 38 plus years of service.Read More
Becker's Named Conservationist of the Year
December 19, 2022 by Aaron Larsen
Each year, the West Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) recognizes individuals or organizations for outstanding accomplishments in implementing conservation practices that improve and protect Otter Tail County’s natural resources. This year’s Outstanding Conservationist are Troy and Jodi Becker and their son Kolby of Vining, MN.Read More
Mark Schoening and Adam Fronning Farms Now Water Quality Certified
June 26, 2022 by Aaron Larsen
Mark Schoening and his son-in-law, Adam Fronning, both farm in Otter Tail County, near the towns of Underwood and Battle Lake. They work together as they each manage their farming operations and grow corn, soybeans, and wheat. They also work together in their efforts to protect our water and soil resources.Read More