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Download this pdf file. Walton County SWCD holds Farmland Protection Workshop  (622.37 KB)

On August 9 the Walton County SWCD held a Farmland Protection Workshop at the William Harris Homestead in Monroe. Over 40 interested land owners attended the workshop where they listened to speakers from the Conservation Fund, American Land Trust, and the Oconee River & Athens Land Trust organizations.

Download this pdf file. Pasture Soil Health Workshop

On July 29 GSWCC employees and District Supervisors from Broad River and Lincoln County SWCD’s attended a Pasture Soil Health Workshop on Smith Farm in Wilkes County. The workshop was held by NRCS and led by Wilkes County District Conservationist Kelli Coleman.

Download this pdf file. GFB Young Farmer & Ranchers Conference  (573.72 KB)

On July 15 at Jekyll Island GA GSWCC staff members, Michelle Boone, Jennifer Standridge and Robert Amos recently led a children’s program at the Georgia Farm Bureau’s Young Farmers & Ranchers Conference.

Sponsorship for Georgia Envirothon State Championship team

The Brier Creek and Piedmont Soil & Water Conservation Districts sponsored the Georgia Envirothon State Championship team at the National Competition in Ohio.  Davidson High School from Augusta will traveled to Ohio to compete at the National Envirothon Competition in July 2022.

Download this pdf file. Level 1A Renewal Course in Valdosta, GA (1.89 MB)

The Alapaha Soil and Water Conservation District hosted a Level 1A Renewal Course on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm at Southern Georgia Regional Commission Building, 1937 Carlton Adams Drive, Valdosta, GA 31601.

Bleckley County Forestry Field Day on June 16th at 11am

Central Georgia Conservation District and Bleckley County Forestry Commission taught about their role in conservation!

Download this pdf file. Workshop on Agribility and drone use  (379.78 KB)

On June 11th, the Upper Chattahoochee River Soil & Water Conservation District partnered with the Chestatee Chattahoochee RC&D Council and White County Extension to hold a workshop at Satterfield Farms in White County. Update on Agribility, using drones on a farm and more.

Download this pdf file. Field day in Cleveland, GA - June 11

Upper Chattahoochee River SWCD hosted a field day on June 11, 2022 in Cleveland, GA.  Topics included Pasture Management, Drone Mapping, Firewise on the Farm and more.

Download this pdf file. Altamaha District Feral Swine Workshop & Trapping demo

Event was on June 9th, 2022 at Billy Walker Agriculture Center, 901 GA-206, Douglas, GA 31533.

Download this pdf file. Learn and Burn Workshop - Feb 26, 2022 (8am-4pm)

At North Georgia Technical College, Clarkesville, GA hosted by Chestatee/Chattahoochee RC&D Council, Inc.  For Landowners interested in prescribed fire, no experience necessary!  Registration closes Feb 18, 2022.

Download this pdf file. Wrens, Georgia Town Hall Meeting - Feb. 23, 2022 at 10 a.m

Update On Reduction of Fecal Pollution in Brushy Creek Watershed at Peggy’s Restaurant, 101 North Main Street, Wrens GA. 30833.

Download this pdf file. Tree seedlings at no cost - Friday, Feb 18, 2022

The Clayton County Conservation District will be hosted their annual tree giveaway Friday, February 18, 2022 to celebrate Georgia Arbor Day. Tree seedlings were provided at no cost to the local community.

State 2021 Conservationist of the Year

Robbie Faust owner of Bellflower Farms located in Dawson, Georgia has been named the 2021 Conservationist of the Year by the Georgia Association of Conservation Districts (GACD) for his outstanding contributions to natural resource conservation.

Download this pdf file. Walton County SWCD names Six Figs Farm as 2021 Conservationist of the Year

Six Figs Farm is located near Good Hope and owned by Mikkel and Sunday Antonison. The organic farm uses regenerative agriculture practices to grow figs, elderberries, and asparagus. They also raise ducks, chickens, and honey bees.

Download this pdf file. No-Till Drill Rental Program

If you farm in Burke, Glascock, Jefferson, Jenkins and Richmond County then contact Donna at NRCS (706-558-4307) to learn about Brier Creek SWCD rental program.

Download this pdf file. Sustainability First: New crop systems, technology help conserve Georgia's natural resources

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Videos

Weed Control and Irrigation Options for Your Home Garden by Towaliga SWCD, UGA Ext, NRCS

Breaking New Ground - Georgia's Education and Certification Program for Persons Involved With Land Disturbing Activities

NRCS - International Year of Soils September: Soils - Naturally!

Kids help us understand the importance of conservation

Georgia's Flood Control Dams: Saving Money, Saving Lives

Georgia Farmer Unlocks the Secrets in the Soil

GrassWorks Weed Wiper Demonstration at Limestone Valley SWCD Field Day

Pine Mountain Soil and Water Conservation District

USDA Announces Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP)

Soil: Don't Treat It Like Dirt

2014 Farm Bill Conservation Programs

NRCS EQIP Success Story

Farming in Metro Atlanta

Mathews Community Park Project video grant application - Walton County Soil and Water Conservation District

Unlock the Secrets in the Soil

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

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2015 News Releases

Download this pdf file. Pasture Management field day at the Greene County Expo Center in Greensboro, April 27, 2015

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2014 News Releases

Download this pdf file. New program will pay farmers to improve water quality in northern Wilcox County

Download this pdf file. Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission wins 2014 Dam Safety Award

Download this pdf file. Middle Coosawattee River clean-up results in cleaner water for Gilmer, Gordon, Murray, and Pickens counties

Download this pdf file. State agency targets voluntary improvements to agricultural water quality for North and Southeast Georgia

Download this doc file. State targets voluntary improvements to agricultural water quality for farmers in Settingdown Creek Watershed

Download this doc file. State targets voluntary improvements to agricultural water quality for farmers in Altamaha River Basin

Download this pdf file. Student Applications Now Being Accepted for 2014 Natural Resources Conservation Workshop at ABAC

Download this pdf file. Qualifying Period Now Open for Georgia Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor Races in More than 100 Georgia Counties

Download this pdf file. Public Meeting in Rochelle, Ga., February 10, 2014, to discuss pollution project slated for Cedar and Folsom Creeks

Download this pdf file. Free Small Farms Opportunity Workshop on Sapelo Island, Jan. 23

Download this pdf file. Georgia issues revised Manual for Erosion and Sediment Control

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2013 News Releases

Download this pdf file. Public Meeting Scheduled for Nov. 18 in Atlanta to Discuss Revised Manual for Erosion and Sediment Control in Georgia

Download this pdf file. Public Meeting Scheduled for Nov. 13 in Savannah to Discuss Revised Manual for Erosion and Sediment Control in Georgia

Download this pdf file. Public Meeting Scheduled for Nov. 7 in Cartersville to Discuss Revised Manual for Erosion and Sediment Control in Georgia

Download this pdf file. Public Meeting Scheduled for Nov. 6 in Columbus to Discuss Revised Manual for Erosion and Sediment Control in Georgia

Download this pdf file. Public Meetings Scheduled to Discuss Revised Manual for Erosion and Sediment Control in Georgia

Download this pdf file. New Manual focuses on Management Practices for Georgia Agriculture

Download this pdf file. DeKalb County SWCD Erosion and Sediment Control Seminar and Expo

Download this pdf file. Georgia Small Farm Conference June 20 - 21 at Unicoi State Park

Download this pdf file. Notice to current holders of Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission land-disturbance certifications

Download this pdf file. Stephens County High School wins state environmental championship

Download this pdf file. Appling County High School teams place 1st and 3rd in regional environmental competition

Download this pdf file. Weed Management Field Day on April 2 in Eatonton

Download this pdf file. Coweta 4H Captures First Place at Regional Envirothon Competition

Download this pdf file. Berrien Elementary student Jaden Ford wins GACDS poster contest

Download this pdf file. Kyrishia "Kyri" Johnson sworn in as Clayton County Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor

Download this pdf file. Erin Leigh Machado wins GACDS Poster Contest

Download this pdf file. John Redding inducted into GACDS Hall of Fame

Download this pdf file. Piedmont Soil and Water Conservation District named District of the Year

Download this pdf file. NRCS District Conservationist Lewis Fokes honored by GACDS

Download this pdf file. John Woodard inducted into GACDS Hall of Fame

Download this pdf file. Georgia's House of Representatives commends Georgia's Soil and Water Conservation Districts

Download this doc file. Dudley, Georgia, Indian Pow Wow

Download this doc file. Broad River Outreach Grant

Download this pdf file. Carroll County Scholarship Award

Download this pdf file. Coweta County Conservationist of the Year

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