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"Guarding & Enhancing Our Natural Resources for Tomorrow"

Located in Northern New York, just forty miles from Canada,  Lewis County is home to the Black River Valley, the Adirondack Park and the Tug Hill Plateau. 
Our goal is to assist our local citizens and farmers in protecting and enhancing the natural resources and ecology of our beautiful county.

What's Happening:


We continue to operate from our temporary location, Room 104 at 5960 Main Street, Glenfield NY (The former Glenfield Elementary School).  Enter through the side entrance.  This will be our home until our new office is completed on the corner of NYS Rte 812 and the East Road.
*All staff are currently working from one room. Please call ahead to make an appointme
nt so we can best serve you!* 
Our current move date is estimated for April of 2024.

                                                                                                                                                                    Thank You!


We Accept County Ca$h:
County Ca$h can be used for Fish Sale and Tree Sale Purchases as well as Equipment Rentals! 

2024 Tree Sale: Now Accepting Orders!
Orders are due by March 7th and will be available for pick up April 25th & 26th.

Orders will be reserved in the order that they are recieved.
The information sheet ( below) should answer most questions you may have, but you are always welcome to call the office at 315-376-6122 and we will be happy to help you.

2019 Ford F 350 For Sale By Sealed Bid:

March 12th through March 15th- CLOSED:
We will be closed Tuesday, March 12th through Friday, March 15th for annual training for all staff.  There will be NO WATER SAMPLES accepted this week.

March 19th- Soil & Water Board Meeting:
The SWCD Board of Directors monthly meeting will be at the District Office 5960 Main Street, Glenfield NY on March 19, 2024 at 10:00AM

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  • Rentals
    • 15' No-Till Drill
    •   7' No-Till Seeder
    • Skidder Bridges
  • Soil Group Worksheets
  • Municipal Hydroseeding
  • Dry Hydrant Design
  • Mined Land Reclamation Plans
  • Invasive Species Management
  • Geographic information System
  • Water Quality
  • Erosion Control
  • Technical Assistance
  • Permit Assistance
  • Environmental Assessments
  • Water Sample Drop Off Point


  • Ag Non-Point Source Funding Opportunities (AgNPS)
  • Agricultural Environmental Management (AEM)
  • Finger Lakes Lake Ontario Watershed Protection Alliance (FLLOWPA)
  • NYS Grown & Certified Program
  • Annual Tree & Shrub Sale
  • Annual Fish Fingerling Sale


  • Progressive Agriculture      Safety Day (R)
  • FFA Land Judging Competition
  • Conservation Field Day
  • Family Farm Day
  • Black River Watershed Conference
  • Riverfest
  • Soil Health Workshops
  • Project Tours
  • Classroom Educational Events
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