The mission of the Jefferson county Soil and Water Conservation District is to assist local landowners, cooperators and the public in the wise development and use of our natural resources.
In order to conserve, protect, and enhance the natural resources in the Trout Creek Watershed and Willow Creek Watershed, the Jefferson County Soil and Water Conservation District works to:
Protect, improve and/or enhance WATER RESOURCES, which benefit agriculture and recreation, fish and wildlife habitat, and drinking water to meet State, Federal and local standards.
Conserve our SOILS RESOURCES to ensure productive agricultural use and reduce the impacts of soil erosion by wind and water.
Promote good stewardship and management on FOREST AND RANGE RESOURCES to improve ecological conditions, wildlife habitat, and fisheries and recreational uses.
Strengthen partnerships, promote the development of COORDINATED RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PLANS (CRMP) and CONSERVATION FARM PLANS.
Create, improve, restore and enhance FISH AND WILDLIFE HABITAT in Jefferson County