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Through education, assistance, and oversight, we help local conservation districts, landowners, and governments wisely use and maintain the soil and water resources for all Georgians.
In response to Governor Kemp’s State Workforce Readiness for COVID-19 Memorandum, GSWCC staff will not be making non-emergency site visits, attending conferences, training or any other out of the office events until further notice from the Governor’s Office. All routine duties will still be carried out in a timely and efficient manner. All staff will be available by email or phone during regular office hours.
UPDATE - 3/26/2020:
In an effort to keep our staff and the general public safe from COVID-19 effective Monday March 30th the office will be closed to the public. This includes pick up and drop off of plans, person to person meetings and any other public activities. Mail, UPS and FedEx will be accepted.
Until further notice if you have questions about plan review receipt or scheduling please email Ben Ruzowicz, [email protected] or your plan reviewer. For dams or watershed questions please email Ben Hyer, [email protected] or Greg Walker, [email protected]. For payments or account receivables please email Karen Bruce, [email protected] ; for technical or any other questions about GSWCC please email Robert Amos, [email protected]; for HR questions or open records please email Andy Pope, [email protected] .
You may also email the GSWCC mailbox @ Swcd, Gaswcc [email protected] or call 706-552-4470 and leave a message. All staff members are still working and will respond in a timely manner.
GSWCC would like to thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.
There are 357 watershed flood control dams in Georgia, and many people are not aware that they are living either upstream or downstream from a dam.
The state of Georgia is split into 5 regions, each with its own conservation districts. Find yours for contact information and upcoming meetings.
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Learn how to reach the Office of the Governor, State Senate, State House of Representatives, state agencies, and other partners in conservation.