Providing Today, Protecting Tomorrow!


2024 Tree Sale

Annual Tree and
Shrub Seedling Sale.


Please note: No shipping, local pickup only.

4 Hour Training

NYS DEC endorsed contractor training for erosion and sediment control.

2024 Registration Closed

Trail System

Jefferson County Forests Trails


Upcoming Events

  • Fri

    Washington Park timber sale - bids due

    2:30 pm

    As managers of Jefferson County's nearly 5500 acres, a timber sale prospectus is available for approximately 1233 trees on 28 acres. This sale is a red pine overstory removal in the Washington Park lot (Town of Lorraine). The goal of the harvest is to leave quality hardwood species and white pine to regenerate the stand for the future, with minimal residual stand damage.

    Minimum bid: $9,450.00

    Sealed bids are due by 7/26/23 at 2:30 pm.

    Questions? Contact our office at (315) 782-2749.

    Click here for the full prospectus: Washington Park 27 Prospectus



Minutes, Agendas, Policies & Proposals

At Jefferson County Soil & Water Conservation District, we believe in open communication and accountability. We aim to promote transparency, ensuring that our constituents stay informed. Through our Agendas, Minutes, and Policies, we provide a comprehensive overview of our decision-making processes, board meetings, and guidelines.

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The Soil and Water Conservation District is the largest provider of technical service to the agricultural community in Jefferson County, NY.

We are committed to providing technical assistance and education to the residents of Jefferson County to ensure the wise use of soil, water, and other natural resources.

Events and News

Project Bids

Agricultural Environmental Management (AEM) is a program administered by our office with funding through NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets.  We are seeking bids for three (3) projects.  The contract for this round of funding ends December 31, 2025; therefore,...

Vacancy Announcement: Executive Director

We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual with expertise in natural resource management.  The successful candidate will work with private and public properties and entities in all aspects of natural resource management involving both administration and...

Ag Workshop

Ag Workshop

In person registrations are required by March 27.  Space is limited. Please call our office to register (315) 782-2749 OR click here.

For Sale: Flail Mower

2017 Maschio 160 Giraffetta Flail Mower attachment For sale through Auctions International, Minimum bid: $3500