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WE HELP YOU CARE FOR YOUR LAND

The Jefferson County
Soil and Water Conservation District 
assists local landowners, cooperators and
the public in the wise development
and use of our natural resources.

WE ARE HERE TO HELP YOU

  • Technical Assistance to help conserve water, reduce erosion, and improve fish and wildlife habitat on your land

  • Projects designed to meet both landowner and natural resource needs

  • Project Funding with no long-term contracts or land enrollments so you receive the money you need to improve soil and water health on your land

  • Prioritized Improvement Efforts by assessing land and water conditions to get the work done where it is most needed

  • Demonstrated Improvements by monitoring land and water conditions.

  • Successful Projects showcased in the media, at local events, and at scientific conferences to garner support for local efforts

  • Facilitated Discussions to resolve natural resource concerns

Irrigation Efficiency & Water Management

Irrigation system conversion and other practices promote efficient crop yields, conserve water, and improve water quality. 

Soil Health & Loss Prevention

 Cover cropping, no-till farming, and increasing organic matter and water penetration prevent wind and water from eroding your soil.

Stream
Restoration

Enhanced natural vegetation along your stream controls soil erosion, filters excess nutrients, retains water in the soil, and improves fish and wildlife habitat.

Noxious Weed
Control

Integrated pest management and other practices prevent weeds from competing with your valuable crops and damaging our native ecosystems. 

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ABOUT US

Special purpose district
serving landowners

We are a special purpose district that helps improve the lands of farmers, ranchers, and citizens of Jefferson County, Oregon.

Although established by the government, we are not a regulatory agency or an environmental activist group. YOU elect our Board members.

OUR EVENTS

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