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Welcome to the Washington County Soil Conservation District! Our Mission – “To provide effective leadership in addressing the conservation of soil, water, and related natural resources, through delivery of programs focusing on education, information, financial incentives, and technical assistance to landowners and land users of Washington County”. We regret to inform you, we will not be having...
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The NACD serves roughly 3,000 local and state conservation districts across the nation in delivering locally-led natural resource conservation. People are the key to conservation district success, whether serving as officials on district boards of directors or volunteering in a river cleanup. Local people offer extensive expertise and personal interest regarding the best ways to take care of...
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Ocean County Soil Conservation District provides Ocean County with a wide variety of natural resource conservation services. The Ocean County Soil Conservation District strives to lead efforts to protect and conserve our soil and water resources by providing educational programs to members of the...
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The Indian River Soil and Water Conservation District (IRSWCD) was organized for the purpose of developing a program of management and conservation of the soil, water and related natural resources of the County, and to promote and encourage the voluntary implementation of conservation practices...
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The Susquehanna County Conservation District provides information and technical assistance to assist people and communities in the wise use of their natural resources. Through partnerships among non-profit groups and public agencies, the district promotes a cooperative approach to natural...
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The Ohio Federation of Soil and Water Conservation Districts will be at the Larry Vance Conservation Park at the Farm Science Review, held in London Ohio Setember 20-22, along with our conservation partners, Ohio Department of Agriculture and USDA-NRCS. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to learn about conservation programs and practices. See demonstrations in action and talk with Read...
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The mission of the Prince George's Soil Conservation District is to protect and promote the health, safety and general welfare of the citizens of the State and County, and otherwise enhance their living environment, by conserving soil, water, and related resources and by controlling and preventing soil erosion in order to preserve natural resources, control floods, prevent impairment of dams...
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Conservation districts are units of local government designed to help citizens conserve their soil, water, and other renewable natural resources. They were organized in the 1930s as a response to the “Dust Bowl” days. The State of Montana passed legislation creating its conservation districts in 1939 to provide for local control of natural resource management programs and activities. Montana’s...
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Of the 1930’s, locally led Soil and Water Conservation Districts were established across the nation to promote better farming and ranching practices. We knew that we could do better to conserve our invaluable soil and water resources. And we knew that the only way to get better practices on the ground was by working with our neighbors. Today, Montana’s Conservation Districts are still doing...
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The Stream Partner Program is a cooperative effort of the West Virginia Conservation Agency, West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Forestry, and the Division of Natural Resources. The program is housed within the DEP's Division of Water and Waste Management. Water and related resources for the health, safety and general welfare of the state's citizens. State...
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NYS Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program CREP: Keeping it Green, Keeping it Clean. Soil & Water Conservation Districts New York's 58 Soil & Water Conservation Districts:. Welcome to the New York State Soil and Water Conservation Committee Web Site. Agricultural Environmental Management - AEM Farming We Can Be Proud Of:. GIS Watershed Maps District Reports Toolkit for Districts.
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Missouri’s 114 soil and water conservation districts are organized under state law to carry out Missouri’s soil and water conservation programs. The districts provide information and education, financial incentives, and technical support with design, implementation and maintenance to voluntarily implement soil and water conservation practices that decrease soil erosion and protect water...
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MASWCD has partnered with the University of Minnesota Water Resources Center and the University of Minnesota Extension to bring land use and water quality research to local SWCD staff and supervisors through a series of webinars. Archived videos are linked to below. The Minnesota Conservation Partnership video was jointly produced by MASWCD, BWSR and NRCS to highlight our collective...
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Ward County Soil Conservation District in, Ward county, City of Minot, ND is a soil conservation district focusing on helping the farmer as well as those that live in the city, to preserve the soil, tree and water resources. Soon North Dakota farmers and ranchers in two priority areas will be eligible for financial assistance when converting their expiring Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)...
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The Kent Soil & Water Conservation District partners with local, state and federal agencies to help protect the Chesapeake Bay. The District serves a primarily agricultural region on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, with grain farming, vegetable operations, dairy farms, poultry farms and nurseries comprising the agricultural makeup of the area. Bordered on three sides by water and boasting 70 miles of...
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The Macon County Soil and Water Conservation District is here to provide both urban and farmers the help they need to get conservation implemented in Macon County. Meanwhile, in Macon County, all eyes were on Lake Decatur, as it had already lost a quarter of its capacity due to siltation by the 1940s, only 20 years since its creation! While siltation is indeed a natural enemy of impounded...
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Sullivan County Soil & Water Conservation District coordinates the funding, regulatory permits, and site supervision for local environmental projects. For example, the Conservation District is an active participant in New York State Agricultural Environmental Management (AEM), a voluntary program for farmers to address water quality concerns on their operations through coordinated technical and...
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Working for Maine's Soil and Water Conservation Districts. The Maine Association of Conservation Districts (MACD) recently convened at the Spectacular Events Center in Bangor for its Annual Winter Meetings. The 16 conservation districts in Maine that were represented at the meeting serve as the bridge between citizens and local, state and federal agencies. They provide conservation leadership,...
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I don’t know about you, but I am charged up with enthusiasm as our association went through some exciting new changes and a lot of business items last year to help keep us progressing into the future of conservation. I want to thank everyone who participated in meetings and brought input to the table. It takes all of us to have a successful organization and your participation is appreciated....
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The St. Mary’s Soil Conservation District is a political subunit of state government which was created on November 14, 1941. The legal charter was issued by the state of Maryland on January 5, 1942. The District is governed by a board of supervisors who are local county residents. Members are appointed to five (5) year terms by the State Soil Conservation Committee, with recommendations from...
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