424 S. Minnesota Ave.

St. Peter, MN 56082



District Manager

Kevin Ostermann

District Technician

Blake Honetschlager

Administrative Assistant

Judy Beetch

Seven Mile Creek Watershed Coordinator Susie Carlin

Seven Mile Creek Technician

Eric Miller

Farmbill Technician

NRCS District Conservationist (Sibley & Nicollet County)

April Sullivan


Clean Water Fund Stories

Current News  

Original 2018 Tree Order Form



Congratulations to Eldon & Margo Brown!

2017 Outstanding Conservationist.

Each year the Nicollet Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors selects an "Outstanding Conservationist in Nicollet County". Eldon & Margo were chosen, because of their many years implementing conservation practices within the 7-Mile Creek Watershed.  Sediment Control Basins, Buffer Strips, and Native Grass Plantings are just a few of the practices installed.



Buffer News : Read about the latest updates from the Board of Water & Soil Resources (BWSR)


New Buffer Website:


Buffer Free Press Article:


DNR: Buffer Updates 11/21/16


DNR: Buffer Updates 11/29/16


       District Projects & Pictures Page


     Newsletter: January 2018

     2013 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey  (PDF)

     Reinvest in MN - Clean Energy Standards
          A working lands conservation program for

          growing native perennial crops for bio-energy.


   For more information on this site, contact

Kevin Ostermann at
or by e-mail: 

Kevin Ostermann




Mark Your

2018 SWCD
Board Meeting Dates

Meetings @ 8:30am
Located @ 424 S. Minnesota Ave,  Saint Peter







January 3rd

February 7th

March 7th

April 4th

May 2nd

June 6th

July 11th

August 1st

September 5th

October 3rd

November 7th

December 5th



 Board Minutes

Grant Reporting

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The SWCD Office will be closed on the following dates in 2018:  

January 1st
for New Years Day
January 15th
for Martin Luther King Day

February 19th
for President's Day

May 28th
for Memorial Day

July 4th
for Independence Day

September 3rd
for Labor Day

October 8th
for Columbus Day

November 12th
for Veterans Day

November 22nd
for Thanksgiving Day

December 25th
for Christmas Day


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Nicollet SWCD | 424 South Minnesota Ave. | St. Peter, MN 56082 | 507-931-2550 Ext. 3 | Fax: 507-931-3792