The role of the Tioga County Soil and Water Conservation District is to assist individual landowners, groups, and units of government with any natural resource concern that is brought before it. This may take the form of technical advice, technical assistance, or finding a solution through another entity. Please be sure to explore the menu choices below for further information about the district, it's staff, & programs.
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The Tioga County Soil and Water Conservation District was created on November 27, 1944, and is one of the 58 Soil and Water Conservation District located in New York State.
A Board of Directors made up of representatives from Grange, the Farm Bureau, two County legislators, and an At-large member governs the District. The current Board of Directors is made up by:
The District is governed by a Board of Directors who hold monthly meetings at the Tioga County office building on every 3rd Wednesday at 9:00AM. The public is always invited to attend these meetings.
The District staff members are committed to providing technical assistance to the residents of Tioga County in the areas of soil, water, and other natural resource conservation issues.
The Natural Resources Conservation Service works closely with the SWCD on many projects and activities. NRCS employees are stationed in the USDA Service Center located at 109A Chemung Street, Waverly, NY 14892.
In addition to assisting landowners with their natural resource conservation questions the District offers many services. These include:
There is a fee for these services except for pond management advice. Orders for the Tree and Shrub seedling sale are taken from January through mid-April when the stock is distributed. The tire sidewall cutter is used so that tires used for bunk silo covers do not hold water providing a place for mosquitoes to breed. Please contact the Conservation District office for details on these programs.
The Water Quality Coordinating Committee was established to help protect and conserve the water resources of Tioga County. To achieve this goal the committee uses the expertise and knowledge of its agencies as well as other local, state, and federal cooperating agencies.
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