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!

AEM logo

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



Wayne County SWCD is looking to partner with the local school districts to develop an Educational Envirothon Program to not only better prepare our students for success at the competition, but also to give students a glimpse into a career pathway of natural resources and a fun environmental experience in the community. more …

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Happy Thanksgiving – Office Closed

The Soil and Water offices will be closed Thursday November 27th and Friday November 28th for the Thanksgiving holiday. We extend our sincere wishes to you and your family, may the good things of life be yours in abundance,not only at Thanksgiving but throughout the coming year … [Read More...]

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