York County Soil & Water Conservation District

 

21Bradeen St Suite 104

Springvale, ME 04083

(207) 324-0888

(207) 324-4822 Fax

 

 

    

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Welcome to the

York County Soil &Water Conservation District

              

Click here for a short video of the History of the Sid Emery Demo Forest in Lyman, ME

21 Bradeen Street Suite 104 Springvale, ME 04083

207-324-0888 x 214

info@yorkswcd.org

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Our Mission

The mission of the York County Soil & Water Conservation District is to provide technical, educational, and financial resources to land users in York County to promote a quality of life, stewardship and wise use of our natural resources and ensure the viability of the agricultural sector.


 

BIG TREE Contest for York County

Calling all big trees! We are looking for the largest native trees in the county. Anyone can nominate a tree.

FMI click here to download tree list & nomination form.


 

Board of Supervisors Meetings

 

are held the 2nd Thursday of each month at 7pm in the basement of the Anderson Learning Center (ALC)

(use Bradeen st. Entrance)

 

Public is invited - 324-0888 ext.214

Our next meeting is on October 10th at 7pm.

We will meet at 5:15pm at the office to tour 3 project sites prior to the meeting. We will return at 7pm.



Do you own a woodlot or farm &

need some help?

We offer free technical assistance in partnership with the

Natural Resources Conservation Service.

Download & print out the Technical Assistance request form today!


 Stop by our office...

  • Aerial Photos can be viewed by appointment in our Springvale office.

  • USGS 7.5" Topographical Maps of York County available for $8.00.

  • 3 Rivers Land Trust Trail Maps

  • Landowner Assistance

  • UMaine Soil Test kits

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    NOW AVAILABLE FOR USE:

    WEED WRENCH

    (A WOODY PLANT PULLER) TO HELP IN REMOVAL OF INVASIVE TERRESTRIAL PLANTS. TO SEE WHAT A WEED WRENCH IS VISIT: http://www.weedwrench.com

    OR CALL FOR MORE INFORMATION

    (324-0888 ext 214).

 


Notice to Hispanic or Women Farmers:

If you believe USDA improperly denied you farm loan benefits during 1981-2000,

see farmerclaims.gov for info.

 


 

 

 

Non-Discrimination Statement

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the York County SWCD prohibit discrimination in all their programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or family status. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD).

To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326 W, Whitten Building, 1400 & Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington D.C. 20250-9410 or call (202) 720-5964 (voice and TDD). USDA and YCSWCD are equal opportunity providers and employers.


 

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The York County Soil & Water Conservation District is a Non-Profit Organization all proceeds from our fundraising efforts are used to promote conservation and the wise use of our natural resources. The York County SWCD is an equal opportunity provider and employer.