Edmunds County Conservation District

The Edmunds County is located in the north central part of South Dakota, at the western edge of the James River basin. The Edmunds County got started in the late 1960's they are here to help local producers to conserve land, water, forests, wildlife and related natural resources.

conservation districts help:

  • implement farm, ranch and forestland conservation practices to protect soil productivity, water quality and quantity, air quality and wildlife habitat;
  • conserve and restore wetlands, which purify water and provide habitat for birds, fish and numerous other animals;
  • protect groundwater resources;
  • assist communities and homeowners to plant trees and other land cover to hold soil in place, clean the air, provide cover for wildlife and beautify neighborhoods;
  • help developers control soil erosion and protect water and air quality during construction; and
  • reach out to communities and schools to teach the value of natural resources and encourage conservation efforts.

Contact Edmunds County Conservation District

Chelsea Matthes
District Manager
22 Main St
PO Box 25
Ipswich, South Dakota  57451-0025
Phone: (605) 426-6701
Fax: (605) 426-6542


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Edmunds County, South Dakota

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