The Sussex County Soil Conservation District (SCSCD) is one of 15 Soil Conservation Districts established within the State of New Jersey. Soil Conservation Districts are considered a special purpose unit of state government. There are over 3000 Conservation Districts nationwide. The function of conservation districts are to take available technical, financial and educational resources, whatever their source, and focus or coordinate them so that the need the needs of the local land user for conservation of the soil, water and related resources.
The jurisdictional area of the SCSCD is Sussex County. The SCSCD is considered the local component of the NJ Conservation Partnership which consists of local state and federal agencies. The Mission of the NJ Conservation Partnership is to provide leadership in the planning and implementation of natural resource management programs for the agricultural and development communities and the general public through a locally based delivery system in coordination with local state and federal partners.
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NOTICE OF CANCELLATION AND RESCHEDULING OF MEETINGS
The regular monthly meetings of the Board of Supervisors of the Sussex County Soil Conservation District scheduled for August 27, 2014 and September 24, 2014 have been cancelled. The District will hold a special meeting to conduct all regular business for the months of August and September on Wednesday September 10, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. at the District offices located at 186 Halsey Road, Newton, NJ 07860.