Washington County Soil & Water Conservation District

The Washington County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) is a unique unit of local government that was founded in 1945. Our mission is to assist agricultural producers, rural landowners and municipalities with the management, conservation and best use of our natural resources. Our highest priorities are to protect the County's soil and water resources while maintaining the viability of agriculture as a preferred land use.



District 2015 Calender of Events (click link for calendar)

Next Board Meeting December 11, 2015 10 am

Meeting Minutes November 13, 2015
District Manager’s Report
Technician Report #1
Technician Report #2


Friends of the Washington County Grasslands Important Bird Area video "Grassland Birds at Risk" link is http://www.ibafriends.org/birdsatriskvideo. The video highlights endangered short-eared owls and other at risk grassland birds.


USDA-NRCS accepts signups for conservation programs all year.



Washington County SWCD, USDA Service Center, 2530 St Rt 40, Greenwich, NY 12834 Phone: 518-692-9940 ext.3