The Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) Program provides services to the 45 Soil and Water Conservation Districts throughout Oregon. These services include technical support and limited administrative oversight, with the intent of reducing both liability and risk to the SWCDs and the Oregon Department of Agriculture.
View a map of Oregon's soil and water conservation districts
2017 director training
The SWCD Program provides
training for directors and district staff every two years.
This year’s topics include:
- Strategic Implementation Areas (SIAs);
- Ag Water Quality Management
Program, and partnership updates;
- Problem solving and crisis management;
- District as advocate;
- Top 10;
- And modern communication.
All directors and district
staff are encouraged to attend. SWCD director training dates and locations
, and the complete agenda for the SWCD training
are available online.
The Dalles, La Grande and Baker City training events canceled
The director training events scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 17, in The Dalles, Wednesday, Jan. 18, in La Grande, and Thursday, Jan. 19, in Baker City have been canceled because of inclement weather.
Directory of Oregon SWCDs
Directory of Soil and Water Conservation Districts; updated Jan. 17, 2017. SWCD Directory