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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, 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
This video details the benefits of using cover crops and no-till planting in Georgia. Visit the links at the end of the video for more information or to get in touch with someone!
The GSWCC will be hosting Virtual Erosion Control Day on March 16th and 17th 2021. At this time we are accepting applications for vendors. Vendor registration is free and open to any company working in Erosion and sediment control.
The Georgia Envirothon is excited to announce that the 2021 competition will be held this year on April 22 at Tugaloo State Park. Current plans are to have an in-person competition while following all CDC guidenlines. In the event that schools will not allow students to attend in-person – the event could change to a virtual format. Registration is now open. For more information and to register your team go to: www.gaenvirothon.com or contact Jennifer Standridge at 706-552-4482
January 4, 2021: The Georgia Association of Conservation Districts and the Fulton County Soil and Water Conservation District are excited to award over $20,000 in first round funding to eight homeowners for the installation of green infrastructure practices through the Georgia Conservation Assistance Program.
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.