BROOME COUNTY SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
 

District Services & Programs

Summer 2015
Newsletter

2014 Newsletter

 

Mission Statement:

"It is the mission of the Broome County Soil & Water Conservation District to assist citizens and units of local government in making sound decisions concerning the management of soil, water, and related natural resources"

Assisting with the County's Natural Resources

Please note, our number is now in the USDA phone tree, to reach us call 607-724-9268 Extension 5.


Fish Sale
Fall Fish Sale information is here!

Spring Tree Sale

Thank you!  Successful year for the tree program.  Check in January 2016 for next year’s order form..


Recycling Agricultural Plastics Kicks off in Broome County


ENVIROTHON INFORMATION “DEPOSIT BOBCATS” From Deposit High School won 1st place in the 2015 Broome County Envirothon



 
Broome County 2015 Regional Envirothon Champions

Broome County 2015 Regional Envirothon Results:

1st PLACE – Deposit Bobcats
          Also took 3rd place in Regional – will go on to
          the NYS Envirothon in Geneva, NY -May 27 & 28

2nd PLACE – Chenango Forks Kenophobic Kiwis
           
3rd PLACE – Deposit Goosepimples

Thanks to all the high schools that participated:
Chenango Forks, Deposit, Union-Endicott,
 and Windsor!!!

Also – THANK YOU TO ALL THOSE WHO DONATED
TO MAKE THIS EVENT POSSIBLE.

The Broome County Soil & Water Conservation District was formed on July 11, 1944 and provides information and technical assistance to municipalities & landowners.

Through partnerships the District promotes a cooperative approach to natural resource issues.

Among the Districts programs and services are: Water Quality and Conservation, Nonpoint Source Pollution Control, Erosion and Sediment Control, Drainage Assessments, Technical Assistance of Flooding Issues, Stormwater Management, Pond Assistance, Environmental Education & Planning, Nutrient Management, Grazing, Watershed Management, Agricultural Value Assessments, Hydroseeding, No-Till Drill Rental, Fish Stocking, and Tree & Shrub Seedling Program.

Special THANKS to Senator Libous for providing the Broome SWCD with funding to purchase our NEW GMC Work Truck. This truck will be used for flood related issues, hydroseeding, and assisting the agricultural community.

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The Broome County SWCD & USDA Agencies prohibit any discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or family status.

 
To contact us:
Phone: 607-724-9268 x5
1163 Upper Front Street
Binghamton , NY 13905