About Us

Our Mission 

“To help the residents of Morton County protect its natural resources through education, financial and technical assistance.”



Supervisors & Staff:


Morton County Soil Conservation District Supervisors

Thomas Osterbauer – board chair person
George Ferderer – vice chair person

Aaron Steckler – board member
Richard Tokach – board member
Rocky Bateman – board member

Steve Tomac – advisory board member

Kent Belland – advisory board member   

Jonathon Moser – advisory board member



Morton County Soil Conservation District Employees

Phone:  701.667.1163   ext. 3

Lisa Galster, District Clerk

Chance Porsborg, 319 Watershed Coordinator 

Ethan Gress, District Technician 


Natural Resources Conservation Service Employees

Phone:  701.667.1163   ext. 3

Landon Weiser, District Conservationist

Danelle Dahlke, Conservation Delivery Unit Supervisor 

Bryce Anderson, Conservation Delivery Unit Agronomist

Paula Kvernum, Civil Engineering Technician

Jacob Dummer, Conservation Delivery Unit Rangeland Management Specialist

Wendy Thomson, Agricultural Engineer

Ryan Foster, Resource Conservationist


Farm Bill Specialist – open position

Office: 701.667.1163 ext. 3         

USDA Field Office, 2540 Overlook Lane NW, Mandan, ND  58554


Observed Holidays, office closure

New Years Day
Martin Luther King Jr Day
Presidents Day/Washington’s Birthday
Memorial Day
Juneteenth, June 19
Independance Day, July 4th 
Labor Day
Columbus Day
Veterans Day
Christmas Day


The Morton County Soil Conservation District does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

This policy covers all programs, services, and procedures of the District, including employment.