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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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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4-Hour Erosion and Sediment Control Training – February 23rd, 2016

The Conservation District is hosting a  DEC endorsed 4- Hour Erosion and Sediment Control Training on February 23rd, 2016, at Old Bethpage Village Restoration (1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage, NY 11804) from 12:00pm-5:00pm. If you have any questions you can contact us at 516-364-5860 or nassauswcd2@optonline.net

To Register please follow the steps below:

  1. Complete the Trainee Form for 4-Hour ESC Training (Click HERE to download a form)
  1. Fill out a check for $100 payable to the Nassau County Soil and Water Conservation District. (Payment by check only)
  1. The $100 Check and the completed Trainee Form should be mailed to the Nassau County Soil and Water Conservation District, 1864 Muttontown Road, Syosset, NY 11791.  Registration forms and payment must be received no later than 4PM on Monday, February 22nd.
  1. Once we receive your payment and Trainee Form, you will receive an email notification confirming your registration.

*Please Note: The name reflected on the “Trainee Form for 4-Hour ESC Training” Must be the same name found on your driver’s license or equivalent form of ID.  ID will be required prior to entrance.

*The training is limited to the first 100 people, so please make sure that you receive your confirmation email prior to your arrival.  If you did not receive a confirmation email, you are not on our list.

Sponsored by: ACF Environmental

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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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