"Guarding & Enhancing Our Natural Resources for Tomorrow"

PUBLIC NOTICE:
NO WATER SAMPLES ACCEPTED JUNE 8th.

WE WILL BE CLOSED FOR AN OFF SITE EVENT! PLEASE PLAN ACCORDINGLY. 
 
                                                                            Thank You!

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

What's Happening:

May 25th - LC Water Quality Coordinating Committee Mtg:
The next meeting of the Lewis County Water Quality Coordinating Committee will be held in the SWCD Conference Room (5274 Outer Stowe Street-Lowville) on Wednesday, May 25th at 10:00AM.  

June 8th - Black River Watershed Conference: The 12th Annual Black River Watershed Conference will be held at 3 Willows Event Center 3950 State Route 12 Lyons Falls NY on Wednesday, June 8th. The printable registration form and information can be accessed below.

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June 14th - Upcoming Board Meeting:
The next SWCD Board of Directors meeting will be held in the SWCD Conference Room (5274 Outer Stowe Street-Lowville) on Tuesday, June 14th at 10:00AM.  

Pollinator Poster Contest!

The District is once again taking submissions from students for their Summer Poster Contest.  This year's theme is “Where would we BEE without pollinators?” Entries are due by July 1st on 8.5x11" paper. Include students Name, Address and Grade Level on the back. CASH PRIZES! Winners artwork will be displayed at our booth at the Lewis County Fair.  Mail submissions to: Lewis County SWCD 5274 Outer Stowe St, Ste 1 Lowville NY 13367 or scan and email to alexislyndaker@lewiscounty.ny.gov .
We can’t wait to see everyone’s creativity!          
Click here for Contest Flyer
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SERVICES

  • 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

PROGRAMS

  • 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

EDUCATION

  • Progressive Agriculture Safety Day
  • 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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