Welcome to the Soil and Water Conservation District. We serve as a local agency prepared to manage and conserve the soil, water and natural resources of Wayne County.

Giant HogweedGiant hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum) is a Federally listed noxious weed. Its sap, in combination with moisture and sunlight, can cause severe skin and eye irritation, painful blistering, permanent scarring and blindness. If found the location needs to be reported.  Read More  —


Most algae are harmless and are an important part of the food web. However some species of algae can produce toxins that can be harmful to people and animals. Blooms of algae species that produce – or have the potential to produce – toxins are referred to as harmful algal blooms (HABs).Read More



Congratulations to the 2016 winning team from Red Creek H.S. “Rams”Mr. Joseph Bonanno .Joshua Fillingham, Katie Smith, Matthew Ubbink, Tyler Duvall, Gracie Wright and Sklyer Eggelston 

The Envirothon is a series of interactive competitions where schools compete with each other in soil, aquatics, forestry, wildlife and the current environmental issue.  more …