Welcome to the Nassau County Soil and Water Conservation District

Soil and Water Conservation districts are local units of government that develop, manage, and direct natural resource programs at the local level.  The Nassau County Soil and Water Conservation District, which has been in existence since 1977 has been providing county residents assistance for over 35 years.
Please explore our website and consider becoming an active member of your District.

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NYSDEC 4-Hour Erosion and Sediment Control Training Mailing List

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Stormwater Pollution and Green Infrastructure Solutions

The Nassau County Soil and Water Conservation District and NYSDEC have produced an educational film; Stormwater Pollution and Green Infrastructure Solutions.  This film highlights stormwater runoff impacts throughout New York State and showcases several green infrastructure solutions to help mitigate these issues.

To view the film, please click play below, or click here to be redirected to our YouTube page.

To download our education packet please Click Here

 

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Great News!

The Nassau County SWCD received a grant award of $8,600 from the New York State Conservation Committee (NYSCC) to assist the village of Sea Cliff in their multi-year effort to remove invasive phragmites from Scudders Pond in Sea Cliff, NY. This invasive removal project is one of several efforts by the District to help stop the proliferation of invasive species in Nassau County. Past invasive management projects include Massapequa Lake, Port Washington’s Mill Pond and Cedarmere historic site in Roslyn Harbor.

See the press release for more information

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Outreach:

The Nassau County SWCD is hosting a Stormwater Education and Outreach program for the community. We are looking for schools, volunteer groups, colleges etc. There is no cost to you, it’s FREE!!!!!. Please see flyer below for more information

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Announcement:

The winner of the Planting for Clean Water- School Raingarden Grant goes to Locust Valley High School!!

Congratulations!!! and thanks to all who applied.

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