ATTENTION: Effective May 18th, the SWCD, will be open to the public. While our door will remain locked, you can schedule an appointment or just knock on our front door. Business will be conducted at the front counter, or if necessary, you will be allowed to enter but face coverings will be required if you are planning an extended stay. Please call or email us if you need assistance. Emails can be found on the “staff” page.


Cottonwood SWCD
210 10th St
Windom, MN 56101

Phone: 507-832-8287

Office Hours:
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Mission Statement
“To help maintain a better environment for future generations, to encourage the wise use of our top soil and water through programs and education.”



The Cottonwood Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is a legal subdivision of the State governed by a five member board, elected by the public.

Monthly SWCD Board Meeting
Schedule 2020

    • January 23rd

    • February 27th

    • March 26th

    • April 23rd

    • May 28th

    • June 25th

    • July 23rd

    • August 27th

    • September 24th

    • October 22nd

    • November 24th

    • December 24th

All board meetings begin at 8:30 a.m. Alternative start times may be approved by the Board. Contact the SWCD office for confirmation.