The Minnesota Viewers Association will be holding it's fifth seminar of 2019 on November 7, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Pizza Ranch Restaurant in Redwood Falls, Minnesota.  PLEASE NOTE THE NEW LOCATION


This will be the fifth and final Minnesota Viewers Association Seminar of the year for those that are looking for accreditation for the 2019 year.  To be accredited, individuals must be a paid member and attend a minimum of two seminars annually.


The seminar will look at using GIS and technical resources in the viewing and recording process.  Mark Reineke, from Widseth, Smith, Nolting & Associates will go over the development of information to be used in the viewing process and possible ways to tie the viewers report information back into the GIS database for mapping.    


The registration fee of $25 for the seminar includes morning coffee, noon lunch and seminar materials.  2019 membership fees are $25.00 for individual membership, or $200.00 for an Associate membership. 


Hope you can attend the seminar!


NOTE: Board meeting will be at 9:45 prior to the regular seminar.

Training Information

The Minnesota Viewers Association will be holding it's fifth seminar of the 2019 accreditation year on Thursday, November 7th.

List of Accredited Viewers

State of Minnesota


List of Associate Members

State of Minnesota


Minnesota Water Law - Relating to Ditch Viewing

Section 103E - Drainage


Minnesota Water Laws

Statutes 103A - 114B
House Research


Viewer Links

Soil Survey - Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS)

Historic Plat Maps - State of Minnesota

MN DNR Landview (GIS)

NOAA/NWS - Point Precipitation Frequency Estimates

FINBIN - Farm Financial Data

Consumer Price Index - Bureau of Labor Statistics

MN Dept of Rev - Real Estate CRV search

MN DNR Buffer Mapping Tool

MN DNR Buffer Info Page


Partner Links

MAWD - Minnesota Association of Watershed Districts

BWSR - Board of Water of Soil Resources

SWCD - Counties on the Web

AMC - Association of MN Counties

Ag Drainage - U of M Extension Service

BWSR Drainage Information

Minnesota Drainage Viewers Association

Fifth Seminar of 2019

What:    Fifth training seminar of 2019

When:   Thursday, November 7 at 10 AM

Where:  Pizza Ranch - Redwood Falls

              1360 East Bridge Street

              Redwood Falls, MN 56283