BROOME COUNTY SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
 

District Services & Programs


Summer 2016
Newsletter
2014 Newsletter

 

Mission Statement:

"It is the mission of the Broome County Soil & Water Conservation District to assist citizens and units of local government in making sound decisions concerning the management of soil, water, and related natural resources"

Assisting with the County's Natural Resources

Please note, our number is now in the USDA phone tree, to reach us call 607-724-9268 Extension 5.


Spring Tree Sale

Thank you! Another successful year for the tree program. Check in January 2017 for next year's order form.


Fish Sale

Spring Fish Sale - completed.
Check in July/August 2016 for fall fish information


Tree Tubes for Sale PROTECT YOUR TREE SEEDLINGS!
Available at District Office:   4’ tree tubes  10 for $32.00
 
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Broome County 2015 Regional Envirothon Champions

Broome County 2016 Regional Envirothon Results:

1st PLACE – DEPOSIT ENVIROFLIES

The DEPOSIT ENVIROFLIES went on to place 27th out of 48 teams in the statewide Envirothon competition in Geneva, NY

2nd PLACE – Chenango Forks Natural Selection
           
3rd PLACE – Union-Endicott Pusillanimous Pismires

Thanks to all the high schools that participated: Chenango Forks, Deposit, and Union-Endicott!

Also – THANK YOU TO ALL THOSE WHO DONATED TO MAKE THIS EVENT POSSIBLE.

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The Broome County Soil & Water Conservation District was formed on July 11, 1944 and provides information and technical assistance to municipalities & landowners.

Through partnerships the District promotes a cooperative approach to natural resource issues.

Among the Districts programs and services are: Water Quality and Conservation, Nonpoint Source Pollution Control, Erosion and Sediment Control, Drainage Assessments, Technical Assistance of Flooding Issues, Stormwater Management, Pond Assistance, Environmental Education & Planning, Nutrient Management, Grazing, Watershed Management, Agricultural Value Assessments, Hydroseeding, No-Till Drill Rental, Fish Stocking, and Tree & Shrub Seedling Program.

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The Broome County SWCD & USDA Agencies prohibit any discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or family status.

 
To contact us:
Phone: 607-724-9268 x5
1163 Upper Front Street
Binghamton , NY 13905