News & Events





DCSWCD Annual Seedling Sale

The DCSWCD Annual Seedling Sale information is now available. Orders can be placed online at or by filling out the 2019 Seedling Sale Order Form

If you have any questions please contact the office at (845) 677-8011 x 3


Conservation District Technician Exam Announced

Interested in a career with a Soil and Water Conservation District?

The Dutchess County Human Resources Department has announced that the Civil Service Exam for Conservation District Technician will be offered on March 16th, 2019.

The deadline to apply for the exam is January 16th, 2019.

For more information on the exam please visit:



DCSWCD accepting applications for Summer 2019 Internship

Dutchess County Soil and Water is currently accepting applications for interns for 2019. The deadline to apply is March 22, 2019. Please review the Summer Internship Announcement for more information.


Five Steps to Meet Conservation Compliance-

USDA recently posted an article on how to meet conservation compliance. This must be done in order to be eligible to receive many USDA benefits, including loans, disaster assistance, federal crop insurance premium subsidies and conservation assistance. The purpose of conservation compliance is to reduce soil loss by erosion and also to protect wetlands. The article details 5 Steps to meet Conservation Compliance and can be viewed at the link below.

Click here to view the entire article.

Upcoming Events

Contractor Erosion and Sediment Control Training

February 26th, 2019 8AM-1PM at the Farm and Home Center, 2715 Route 44 Millbrook NY

For more information or to register please review the Announcement and Registration Form

Register online at

Contact (845) 677-8011 x 3 with any questions.