Providing Today ~ Protecting Tomorrow


The Soil and Water Conservation District was created in 1967 to develop and carry out a program of soil, water and related natural resource conservation by providing technical assistance and programs to residents, landowners and units of government. This department is open from 9am to 5pm Monday through Friday (except from mid-June through mid-September, when the hours are 8am to 4pm).


Services provided include:

  • Soil survey interpretation
  • Site reviews
  • Technical assistance related to erosion and sediment control
  • Water management
  • Conservation planning
  • Agricultural assessments
  • Pond site investigations
  • Educational information and outreach
  • Interpretation and sale of maps, and sale of publications
  • Annual Tree Program
  • Hudson Valley Regional Envirothon
  • MS4 Stormwater Education and Outreach Materials