Providing Today, Protecting Tomorrow!


Tree Sale

Ordering for our Annual Tree and Shrub Seedling Sale will be available in December 2022.

4 Hour Training

The NYS DEC endorsed contractor training for erosion and sediment control is COMING SOON

Trail System

Jefferson County Forests Trails


Upcoming Events

  • Tue

    Board Meeting

    5:30 pm

    The Jefferson County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Directors will meet on TUESDAY, October 18, 2022, at 5:30 pm at the District office: 25451 State Route 12, Watertown, NY.

    (Due to the Columbus Day holiday, the meeting will not be held on the usual 2nd Monday)


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

FOR SALE: No Till Drill

FOR SALE: No Till Drill

Our Great Plains No Till Drill, Model #706NT, has been listed with Auctions International.  We purchased this as a new machine in June 2015 and it is in excellent, working condition.  Although a minimum bid is not listed, our board will not approve a sale of this item...

STORAGE for TREES for 2023!

STORAGE for TREES for 2023!

Our staff has been hard at work constructing a garage this year in between construction projects.  The garage will be used to house our shipment for our annual tree and shrub seedling sale.  In addition, we will be meeting with residents next month to discuss riparian...

Excavator for sale

Excavator for sale

2007 Komatsu PC27 MR-2 Excavator with 72" Blade   Click here to bid



Storm Water, Carbon Awareness, Reforestation Education for Students (SW CARES) On April 6, 2022 the District visited Mannsville's elementary school and the students had a great day.   Sarah Trick, one of our new Environmental Resource Specialists put together an...