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The Kandiyohi Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) annually participates in a wide variety of conservation outreach educational events in Kandiyohi County and beyond.

The Kandiyohi SWCD provides conservation outreach education to many of our areas local schools, providing both classroom training and field training.

The Kandiyohi SWCD is involved with multiple educational activities in our county that civically engages county residents. The SWCD has been a long time sponsor of the County Fair, Winter Agriculture Show and Earth Day at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center (PWELC).

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The Kandiyohi Soil and Water Conservation District offers a scholarship to a graduating high school senior, who is a resident of Kandiyohi County, planning to pursue a career in a Natural Resource and/or Conservation related field.  

*2023 Scholarship information will be out this Winter for graduating seniors*

The Kandiyohi SWCD has a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winner for 5th & 6th Grade 
A separate contest for 7th & 8th Grade is also available through the District 

2023 Poster Contest Information will be out late this fall. Please contact the Kandiyohi SWCD if your class would like to participate in the project!

Helpful Conservation Education Links & Information: 

Please check out the link below it has some great information for kids on conservation.

"Home Science: Backyard Conservation" -