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.
Emerald Ash Borer

Ash Borer

Our Ash Trees Will Be Under Attack by Emerald Ash Borer! These beetles can have a one or two year life cycle. Adult beetles leave D-shaped exit holes in the outer bark of the trees trunks and branches. Females usually begin laying eggs on the surface of or just under the bark..Read More  –Learn how to identify invasive species with our “Invasive Plant Species ID” guidebook. Stop by our office and get yours today!

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AEM is a voluntary, incentive-based program to help farmers make common-sense, cost-effective and science-based decisions to help meet business objectives while protecting and conserving natural resources. 

AEM Case Studies
–  Hidden Canyon Farm
Mouton Farms
How-Bar Farms



Grass Carp

Six species of fish are available to order at the Fall Fish Stocking Sale. Orders with payment are due by September 18th. Grass Carp permits are required. Read More

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Large Animal Emergency Response Training Opportunity

October 3-4th there will be a Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue TM (TLAER) training in Syracuse. Be prepared next time you find cattle loose on the road, or a horse trapped in a trailer wreck on the interstate. Keep your response personnel safe as they respond to large animal emergency situations from mud rescues to confined space situations – and provide improved patient care to the victim. Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue TM (TLAER) courses are a total mind and hands-on training event focusing on real horses and real situations while teaching better response tactics and … [Read More...]

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