BROOME COUNTY SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
 

District Services & Programs

Summer 2014
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


Spring Tree Sale

Thank you for another successful year for the tree program.  Look for next year’s tree information and order form in January 2015.


Fish Sale

Fish Sale is over until spring

View last year's Fish Sale Information Sheet and Order Form here


Recycling Agricultural Plastics Kicks off in Broome County


ENVIROTHON INFORMATION “Kenophobic Kiwis“ from Chenango Forks High School won 1st place in the 2014 Broome County Envirothon

2011 Envirothon Champions

Broome County 2014 Regional Envirothon Results:

1st Chenango Forks Kenophobic Kiwis– also took 1st place in Regional – Placed 16th out of 40 in the NYS Envirothon

2nd Union Endicott Creamed Zea Mays– also took 2nd place in Regional

3rd Deposit Stoneflies

Thanks to all the high schools that participated:  Chenango Forks, Deposit, Union-Endicott, Whitney Point, 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.

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
1163 Upper Front Street
Binghamton , NY 13905