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Tree Sale

Our Annual Tree and
Shrub Seedling Sale has been CANCELED for 2022.

4 Hour Training

The 2021 NYS DEC endorsed contractor training for erosion and sediment control has been CANCELED

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Trail System

Jefferson County Forests Trails

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Upcoming Events

  • Mon
    13
    Dec
    2021

    Board Meeting

    5:30 pm

    The Jefferson County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Directors will meet on Monday, December 13, 2021 at 5:30 pm at the District office: 25451 State Route 12, Watertown, NY.

    Contact the office with any questions (315) 782-2749.

     

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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

Trees!

Trees!

We began accepting orders for tree and shrub seedlings and transplants in October 2020.  Since then we have sold over 13,000 trees!  Although several species are out of stock, we will continue to accept orders through February 25. Orders will be available for pick up...

Multiple Funding Streams for Conservation Projects

Multiple Funding Streams for Conservation Projects

Multiple Funding Streams for Conservation Projects available through Jefferson County Soil and Water Conservation District Competitive funding is available through NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets. It offers various funding opportunities to ensure the growth...

Farmer Veteran Coalition

The Farmer Veteran Coalition of New York is seeking motivated military veteran board members to participate in all aspects of the organization’s operations. These positions require planning, organizational and execution skills and a willingness to serve New York...

Recognizing David Brass

Recognizing David Brass

David Brass was recognized on December 9, 2019 for his dedication to soil and water conservation at both the state and local levels. David is currently serving as the Vice-Chair and has previously served as Treasurer. Jefferson County Legislators Michael Montigelli...