COASTAL GEORGIA SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT

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Coastal Georgia SWCD covers five counties and was created in response to the devastation of the dust bowl era. Soil and water conservation, leadership, information, education, technical assistance, and economic incentives are just a few goals of Coastal Georgia SWCD. Working with local partners, individuals, businesses, schools, organizations, and government agencies, Coastal Georgia SWCD continues to support and educate the public about environmental sustainability and conservation.

Coastal Georgia SWCD covers five counties and was created in response to the devastation of the dust bowl era. Soil and water conservation, leadership, information, education, technical assistance, and economic incentives are just a few goals of Coastal Georgia SWCD. Working with local partners, individuals, businesses, schools, organizations, and government agencies, Coastal Georgia SWCD continues to support and educate the public about environmental sustainability and conservation.


Supervisors


District Personnel


upcoming events

An Erosion and Soil Seminar will be held Wednesday, November 14th at the Liberty County Courthouse in Hinesville, GA.

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Featured Projects

Scholarships and Environmental Education

 The Coastal Soil and Water Conservation District, through their voluntary service, have created an endowment at the University of Georgia that will provide a scholarship for forestry. Fort Valley State University also received funding for endowment through educational contributions received by the Coastal Soil and Water Conservation District. Furthermore, the district also sponsors high school students at NRCW in Tifton, Georgia.

The Coastal Soil and Water Conservation District, through their voluntary service, have created an endowment at the University of Georgia that will provide a scholarship for forestry. Fort Valley State University also received funding for endowment through educational contributions received by the Coastal Soil and Water Conservation District. Furthermore, the district also sponsors high school students at NRCW in Tifton, Georgia.

Community Outreach

 The Coastal Georgia SWCD provides environmental education in our community, local schools, and events to raise awareness about the importance of conserving our natural resources. Our conservation district is involved in any community event they can be, including CoastFest, Earth Day, and Arbor Day to name a few.  Community Outreach and Environmental Education is a top priority for the Coastal Georgia Soil and Water Conservation District.  Photo: Mr. Pete Waller, a Chatham County Soil and Water Conservation District supervisor, in partnership with NRCS and the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission, volunteered to have one of our workshops on his farm, Ottawa Farms, to provide education for soil conservation.

The Coastal Georgia SWCD provides environmental education in our community, local schools, and events to raise awareness about the importance of conserving our natural resources. Our conservation district is involved in any community event they can be, including CoastFest, Earth Day, and Arbor Day to name a few.

Community Outreach and Environmental Education is a top priority for the Coastal Georgia Soil and Water Conservation District.

Photo: Mr. Pete Waller, a Chatham County Soil and Water Conservation District supervisor, in partnership with NRCS and the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission, volunteered to have one of our workshops on his farm, Ottawa Farms, to provide education for soil conservation.

Partnerships, Stewardship, and Future Arborists

 The Coastal Georgia SWCD partners with local working groups and organizations, such as NRCS, to ensure local leadership and grassroots conservation. Conservation Districts consist of experienced farmers, arborists, and naturalists that can provide knowledge to new farmers, students, and the community on ways to conserve our natural resources responsibly. District Supervisors are also stewards of a number of other projects that have a positive impact on their community’s soil and water resources. Without organizations like Coastal Soil and Water Conservation District, the future of our environment is in jeopardy. Environmental education, community outreach, partnerships, and stewardships will help future generations’ continue to conserve and enjoy the land that we work so hard to protect.  Mr. Warnell is a Bryan County District Supervisor and a certified forester, who volunteers his time every year to Georgia Arbor Day, as do our other supervisors.

The Coastal Georgia SWCD partners with local working groups and organizations, such as NRCS, to ensure local leadership and grassroots conservation. Conservation Districts consist of experienced farmers, arborists, and naturalists that can provide knowledge to new farmers, students, and the community on ways to conserve our natural resources responsibly. District Supervisors are also stewards of a number of other projects that have a positive impact on their community’s soil and water resources. Without organizations like Coastal Soil and Water Conservation District, the future of our environment is in jeopardy. Environmental education, community outreach, partnerships, and stewardships will help future generations’ continue to conserve and enjoy the land that we work so hard to protect.

Mr. Warnell is a Bryan County District Supervisor and a certified forester, who volunteers his time every year to Georgia Arbor Day, as do our other supervisors.


Meeting Information

The Coastal Georgia Conservation District meets the first Wednesday of every month, unless otherwise noted, at 10:30 am at the Smokin Pig in Midway, GA. For previous meeting information and documents, please click below.

 

Useful links and further Information

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Contact coastal georgia soil & water conservation district

Jenna Moore, District Program Assistant

Phone: 912-459-2350, ext. 103

Email: jenna.moore@gacd.us

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