Protecting our natural resources


 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.


  Request for Assistance Form Please complete and return form to office if you need technical assistance

  Important Dates:

 – Earth Day April 22, 2023

 – Arbor Day April 28, 2023

 -World Soil Day December 5, 2023

 District Technician Vacancy Announcement

 AEM Request for Applications for Round 18 Tier 4 Cost Share Project Implementation.  Application Deadline October 16, 2023.  Call the office for more information 518-692-9940, Ext. 5. 

click here for information & application


Next Board Meeting:  October 18, 2023 at 9 am

2023 Board of Directors Meeting Minutes