Announcements

The regularly scheduled meeting of the District Board of Supervisors of July 26 is cancelled. The next regular meeting will be held August 23, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. At the District office.

The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is holding a Local Work Group meeting on August 15, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Warren County Library on US Highway 46 in Hackettstown. The input received from the meeting will be utilized to determine NRCS priorities for this region in future years. . .

Congratulations to Supervisor Philip Deacon on his recent reappointment to the SCSCD Board for an additional three year term. 

Mission

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.

For more information on the roles and activities of NJ SCDs click here.