Soil and Water Conservation District Wayne County, NY
10 Leach Road Lyons, NY 14489
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.
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 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.
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...]