OUR MISSION STATEMENT
Soil and Water Conservation District is a local organization working with
Residents, agencies and business owners to plan and direct programs for
the conservation and development of natural resources.
We are charged
with the responsibility of promoting soil and water conservation and establishing
conservation programs in the District. The District partners with the
Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to carry out these responsibilities.
of our natural resources is a continuous responsibility, Our goal, with
the public's help, is to assure that our county's natural resources are
managed wisely to ensure a quality environment now and for the future.
Soil and Water Conservation District's mission is to ensure a quality urban
and rural environment with clean water, protected soil resources, properly
managed forest and wildlife, and an environmentally, economically and culturally
viable agricultural community.
We work with
state, federal, and local agencies such as the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Carolina Land and Lake
Resources Conservation and Development, Division of Water Quality, Corp
of Engineers, NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Farm
Service Agency, NC Cooperative Extension, NC Forest Service, etc on natural