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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 Corvid-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, firstname.lastname@example.org or your plan reviewer. For dams or watershed questions please email Ben Hyer, email@example.com or Greg Walker, firstname.lastname@example.org. For payments or account receivables please email Karen Bruce, email@example.com ; for technical or any other questions about GSWCC please email Robert Amos, firstname.lastname@example.org; for HR questions or open records please email Andy Pope, email@example.com .
You may also email the GSWCC mailbox @ Swcd, Gaswcc firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Effective Wednesday, March 18, 2020, as a precaution, and to limit exposure from person to person contact, Gordon County Government will restrict public access to public County buildings and facilities. This includes the GSWCC office in the Gordon County Ag Center. GSWCC staff are still available for email or phone assistance - please contact the below staff with any questions.
Kim Worley - 706-624-1103; (cell) 706-879-0440 email@example.com
Ricky Ensley - 706-624-1105 firstname.lastname@example.org
Greg Walker - 706-844-7704 email@example.com
Cover crops provide benefits in the form of erosion control, increasing soil organic matter, retaining nutrients with roots that prevent leaching, and provide organic matter for building soil structure.
The Towaliga Soil & Water Conservation District has partnered with UGA Extension and NRCS to produce a 10-minute informational video providing updated research on types of alternative weed control and affordable irrigation options for home gardeners throughout the state of Georgia.
The Council had plans to hold the 2020 North Georgia Prescribed Fire meeting on Thursday, June 4, 2020 but due to the COVID 19 restrictions on large groups, the 2020 meeting will be a virtual meeting using ZOOM technology. There will be a normal full agenda of speakers with live interaction from the audience available for questions and comments. Join us on June 4th at 10:00 AM
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.
Latest EPD approved impaired streams
Learn how to reach the Office of the Governor, State Senate, State House of Representatives, state agencies, and other partners in conservation.