Soil and Water Conservation District Wayne County, NY
10 Leach Road Lyons, NY 14490
Third Creek at Sodus Bay
Wetlands act as filters for nutrients and pollutants, as well as store storm water.
This helps to make lakes cleaner and prevents flood damage.
Blue Bird Boxes
Welcome back the bluebirds with a nest box on your property.
Drainage is regarded as an important water management practice, and as a component of efficient crop production systems.
Bountiful Apple Crops
Wayne County is the top producer of apples in New York State and the third producer in the country (2007). Through conservation, we can assure it will be for many years to come.
Invasive Water Chestnut
Water Chestnuts are one of Wayne County's top invasive species. They impact the use of recreational boats, swimming, and fishing by creating impenetrable mats of plant matter.
Lessons in Soil Health
Favorable soil moisture conditions and good drainage increase crop yields and improve crop quality.
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.
There’s been an increase in sightings of new species around the area. To easily identify & report these invasives, we’ve created a pocket sized “Invasive Plant Species ID” guidebook. Stop by our office and get yours today!
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. more…
We’re pleased to host this year’s Envirothon on April 23rd at the Montezuma Nature Center. Awards ceremony takes place at 1:00 P.M.
Sodus Central Students 9-12 visited Sodus Point to help in the protection of Sodus Bay. The students permanently adhered stainless steel markers next to storm drains. Markers have a "Only Rain Down the Drain" message reminding citizens to keep our waterways clean. Stormwater runoff is rainwater that flows over land and directly into local creeks … [Read More...]