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Burley Office


Temporary Office located in the

Cassia County Court House room #201

Burley, Idaho

Hours:  Monday-Thursday 9:00-2:00 

Rupert Office


New Office located at the Minidoka Fair Grounds in the McGregor Building, 85 East Baseline.

Rupert, Idaho

Hours:  Tuesday-Friday  9:00-2:00 

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Current Newsletter

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Idaho State FFA & 4-H Land & Soil Evaluation Event

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For more information and pictures on the Land & Soil Evaluation Event, Click on the Educational Programs tab and on the Land & Soil Evaluation Event tab.  Or, click below.

Soil Health "How To" Videos
See producers from our area....

Click on the "How To Videos" box below and scroll down to videos #14-19 to see producers from our Mini-Cassia area.  

Hover over the musical note in the lower right-hand corner of the video with your mouse to turn audio on and off. 

Mini-Cassia SWCD

The Mini-Cassia Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCD) are sub-units of state government, responsible for soil and water conservation activities within its boundaries. 

All 3 Districts are managed by a board of district supervisors elected to the position by Cassia County and Minidoka County residents.  They serve voluntarily and without pay.           


The SWCD supervisors work with farmers and ranchers, towns, counties, and government agencies at all levels.  By encouraging basic conservation work on private land, Cassia SWCD activities help control soil erosion and improve water quality.                    


East Cassia  

Mission Statement

To encourage responsible natural resource management and to implement conservation goals which improve air, soil, and water quality while improving wildlife habitat.


To educate both youth and adults about our local conservation practices and needs.


Soil and water conservation in Mini-Cassia is a partnership between Soil and Water Conservation Districts and the The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is a federal agency in the U.S. Department of Agriculture, responsible for planning and carrying out a program to conserve and develop the nation's soil and water resources.  NRCS is the only federal agency that receives funds earmarked by Congress for providing direct technical assistance to soil conservation districts.  Under terms of a written agreement, NRCS becomes the SWCD's technical arm.

Together, this partnership strives to provide programs and assistance to landowners in order to improve conservation practices in Mini-Cassia.

The Soil & Water Conservation Districts are part of the 

Resource & Conservation Development

The Mid-Snake RC&D program effectively links conservation and economic development through an effective public-private partnership delivery system.


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East Cassia SWCD

(From left to right)

Mark Streeter, Retired

Mark Webb, Supervisor

Ken Woodworth, Treasurer

Steve Ward, Vice Chairman

Not Pictured:

Hannah Sanders, Supervisor

Rob Cottle, Chairman

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West Cassia SWCD

(From left to right)

Ken Black - Supervisor

Kathy Poulton - Treasurer

Brent Stoker - Supervisor

Richard Kunau - Chairman

Jordan Searle, Vice-Chairman

Kyle Bowers - Associate Member

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Minidoka SWCD

(From left to right)

Brian Kossman, Chairman

Dusty Wilkins, Vice-Chairman

Reid Bowen, Supervisor

Aaron Firth, Treasurer

Not Pictured:

Russ Suchan, Assoc. Member

Justin Hunter, Assoc. Member

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