The Mission of the Anoka Conservation District is to conserve and enhance the natural resources of Anoka County.
We do this by:

  • conducting monitoring and analysis,
  • informing landowners and local government in natural resource management, and
  • leveraging technical and financial resources to promote natural resource stewardship practices

Guiding Principles

  • Focus on long-term resource sustainability.
  • Make informed and ethical decisions.
  • Promote cost-effective and efficient resource management.
  • Partner with both public and private sectors.
  • Retain highly qualified, knowledgeable staff.
  • Utilize technology to achieve efficiency and enhance work products.
  • Keep natural resources issues visible in Anoka County.
  • Respond to opportunities and changing needs.
  • Develop diverse programs, partners and funding sources.
  • Utilize education and outreach in addition to technical and financial assistance to encourage natural resource stewardship.