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.

Japanese Knotweed

Japanese knotweed is a shrub-like, herbaceous perennial (but dies back to ground each fall) that can grow to 10′ in height and form dense thickets. It poses a significant threat to riparian areas.Once established, populations are extremely persistent and difficult to control. … Read More  —

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Education funding grants are available to Wayne County schools to provide assistance toward field and classroom conservation education. read more


Congratulations to this year’s winning team from Red Creek H.S. Pictured above are advisor -Mr. Joseph Bonanno. Back Row: Jonathan Kolb, Kathryn Smith, Matthew Ubbink, Tyler DuVall, Gracie Wright.

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 …