Counties in Region V include Baker, Ben Hill, Berrien, Bibb, Brooks, Calhoun, Chattahoochee, Clay, Clinch, Colquitt, Cook, Crawford, Crisp, Decatur, Dooly, Dougherty, Early, Echols, Grady, Harris, Houston, Irwin, Lee, Lanier, Lowndes, Macon, Marion, Miller, Mitchell, Muscogee, Peach, Pulaski, Quitman, Randolph, Schley, Seminole, Stewart, Sumter, Talbot, Taylor, Terrell, Thomas, Tift, Turner, Webster, Wilcox and Worth.
GSWCC Region V
4344 Albany Highway
Dawson, GA 39842
Regional Representative: Luke Crosson
Agricultural Water Quality Project Specialist: Berry Collier
Region V Districts
Berrien, Clinch, Cook, Echols, Lanier & Lowndes Counties
Baker, Calhoun, Decatur, Dougherty, Early, Grady, Miller, Mitchell & Seminole Counties
Birds of Prey presentation sponsored by Flint River SWCD
Schools in Camilla, Cuthbert, Pelham and Cairo, Ga., participated in a Birtds of Prey demonstration given by Steve Hein, Director for Georgia Southern University Center for Wildlife Education and sponsored by the Flint River SWCD.
Clay, Lee, Quitman, Randolph, Schley, Stewart, Sumter, Terrell & Webster Counties
The Lower Chattahoochee River SWCD sponsored a free workshop and luncheon on December 17, 2013, which was open to all farmers and landowners, including beginning, women, and minority farmers. Topics included organic farming, successful business plan foundations, private financing for irrigation, and more. The workshop was held at The Backporch Restaurant, 297 Buford Street, Shellman, Ga.
Ben Hill, Brooks, Colquitt, Crisp, Irwin, Thomas, Tift, Turner & Worth Counties
Bibb, Crawford, Dooly, Houston, Macon, Peach, Pulaski, Taylor & Wilcox Counties
Chattahoochee, Harris, Marion, Muscogee & Talbot Counties
Pine Mountain celebrates 28th Annual Forestry Field Day
On March 22, 2013, Pine Mountain SWCD hosted its 28th annual Forestry Field Day at the Marion County Middle/High School in Buena Vista. Over 150 students and 65 volunteers from 10 surrounding counties attended and experienced competitions. Bleckley County won 1st place overall in the Senior Division, followed by Treutlen County and Marion County. The Pine Mountain SWCD also sponsored a Farmer's Field Day in conjunction with GACDS to provide educational outreach opportunities to historically underserved agricultural producers in the Pine Mountain Soil and Water Conservation District.