218-346-4260  |  801 Jenny Ave SW Suite 2 Perham, MN 56573  |  Hours: 7:30AM-4:00PM Monday-Friday

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Native Plant Guide

Crop ET Reports

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for evapotranspiration information.

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East Otter Tail SWCD services include:

Abandoned Well Sealing Cost Share

On-Farm Nitrogen Management Program

Conservation Program Assistance (CRPCCRP, and RIM)

District Tree Program

Erosion Control Assistance

Grants Administration

Grass Planting and Design

Irrigation Scheduling

Low Interest Septic Compliance Loans

Outreach and Education

Shoreland Restoration

Walk-In Access Program

Wetland Conservation Act (WCA)

Wetland Reserve Program (WRP)

The SWCD offers several native seed mixes to meet your needs.  Whether it's for CRP or your own personal needs, we will provide high quality clean native seed for your project.  We ensure the seed mixes we develop meet or exceed the standards required for state and federal cost share programs.     

Native grasses and wildflowers have adapted to our soils and climate over thousands of years. They have many benefits including: Better establishment (especially on poor, droughty, or flood prone soils); Development of extensive root systems that exclude weed seedlings, which reduces long term maintenance; providing excellent erosion control and wildlife habitat, and adding beauty with wildflowers--different blooms for every season.


Marion Gill

Check out our Native Plant Guide here!


The East Otter Tail County Agricultural Inspector is housed in the EOT SWCD office.  The County Agricultural Inspector (CAI) works cooperatively with township Local Weed Inspectors (LWI) to enforce the Minnesota Noxious Weed Law.  The law is put in place to protect residents and land from the harmful effects of noxious weeds.  If you would like to report noxious weeds, please contact your township LWI, city official, or the EOT County Agricultural Inspector. 

---> 2015 General Noxious Weed Notice <---

Click on the links below for weed identification and management resources.

Township Local Weed Inspector Resources