Washington County Soil & Water Conservation District
Protecting our natural resources
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.
–Our Board of Directors meetings are open to the public. In person meetings will follow all CDC Guidelines if attending, including wearing a mask and practicing social distancing:
Next meeting: September 15, 2021 at 10:00 A.M.
Washington County Fairgrounds
Main Office Building
392 Old Schuylerville Road
-Please be aware that Hemlock Woolly Adelgid has been found in Washington County. There is a small infestation in Dresden in the Glen Island Campground area. Please help to stop the spread! Also, Emerald Ash Borer has been found in neighboring Warren County. There has been a confirmed location at the Warren County Canoe Launch on the Schroon River in the Town of Chester. Links leave our site to open press releases on the NYS DEC website. Contact NYS-DEC’s forest pest information line at 1-866-640-0652 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or to report invasives.
If you need technical assistance please contact our office to schedule an appointment. You can find our contact information on the Contact page. For the fastest service, please fill out and return this form: Request for Assistance.