"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
Broome County 2013 Regional Envirothon Results:
1st Union-Endicott Angry Ashborers – also took 1st place in Regional – Placed 19th out of 47 in the NYS Envirothon
2nd Chenango Forks Kenophobic Kiwis – also took 2nd place in Regional
3rd Union-Endicott Creamed Zea Mays
Thanks to all the high schools that participated: Chenango Forks, Deposit, Union-Endicott, Whitney Point, and Windsor!!!
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.
Special THANKS to Senator Libous for providing the Broome SWCD with funding to purchase our NEW GMC Work Truck. This truck will be used for flood related issues, hydroseeding, and assisting the agricultural community.
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.