Current SWCD Board Members
Left to right: Don Huntley, Vice Chair; Jim Krosch, Chair; Dave Lonergan, Secretary; George Libbon, Treasurer; Kirby Hufford, Reporter
Supervisor Contact Information
This map shows the five different districts that are represented by the SWCD Board of Supervisors.
Board members are available to meet with landowners in Stevens County and welcome your input on the various conservation issues that affect all of us. The supervisor in your district may be more knowledgable about issues in your specific area, but feel free to contact any supervisor with your conservation issues or concerns.
District 1 -- Dave Lonergan, 320-589-4559
District 2 -- George Libbon, 320-677-2777
District 3 -- Jim Krosch, 320-324-2520
District 4 -- Don Huntley, 320-795-2491
District 5 -- Kirby Hufford, 320-589-4638
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2013 Board of Supervisor Meetings
The board meets at 9:30 a.m. on the second Tuesday of each month. Their meetings are open and public participation is encouraged.
Below are the 2013 meeting dates. Meeting minutes will be posted here once they have been approved by the board. Click on the date to read the minutes from that meeting.
January 14, 2014
Click here for minutes from past years' meetings.
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2011 in Review
Each year, the Stevens SWCD sets measurable goals and long range plans for conservation issues in Stevens County. Specific activities and accomplishments for 2011 include:
Coordinated the Area II Envirothon for high school and junior high students in a 12-county area.
Co-coordinated the Pope & Stevens Conservation Day at SWELL -- 5th graders attended
Co-coordinated the Pope & Stevens Water Fest -- 6th graders attended
Planted about 15,000 trees on farmstead windbreaks and installed about 50,000 feet of fabric mulch
Planted over 1400 acres of native grasses
Assisted with the enrollment of over 800 acres of new and re-enrolled CRPAdministered State Cost Share program in Stevens County, disbursing over $28,000 to landowners who installed conservation projects
Acted as fiscal agent for the Pomme de Terre Association Joint Powers Board and assisted with the activities of the Watershed Project Coordinator housed in this office, including continuing work related to fecal coliform and turbidity TMDLs as well as a Major Watershed projectMonitored wells, lakes and rivers for ground water levels
Completed water monitoring on rivers and lakes within the Pomme de Terre watershed
Annual Planning & Fiscal Accountability
Click on the following to learn more about the Stevens SWCD's annual planning and fiscal accountability.
2012 Annual Plan and Budget
2011 Financial Statements
State Grant Funding Received in 2011
Stevens County Local Water Management Plan
2010 Water Plan Amendment
2010 Audited Financial Statements
Associations & Membership Dues Paid, 2011
National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) $500.00
Minnesota Association of Soil & Water Conservation Districts (MASWCD) $1895.00
West Central MASWCD--Area II -- $300.00
WesMin Resource Conservation & Development $400.00
Morris Area Chamber of Commerce $103.00
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