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.

Talking Soil Health

Vegetable production involves many practices that compromise soil health, and therefore limit productivity. NY soils are less forgiving of such practices than many other regions. Leading vegetable growers want to overcome this barrier to success with practices that maintain soil health. read more ..

NYS Grown & Certified

N.Y. farms produce world-renowned, high-quality food, and the New York State Grown & Certified program strengthens the link between producers and consumers and promotes environmentally sustainable and safe practices,” Contact AEM District Technician Ian Priestley 

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2017 ENVIROTHON

2017 Wayne County Envirothon is April 12th at Montezuma Audubon Wildlife Center. Each school that participates selects five students (9th through 12th grade) to attend with the hope of going to the state or national level to win scholarships & other awards. Is your school interested? read more …
Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation District
7312 RT 31 Lyons, NY 14489
315-946-7200