WOrkshops & Events

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Forestry Field Days

1/2 day program

Bring your students to our Demo Forest in Lyman in October to participate in a Forestry Field Day. Activities include data collection for a FIG (Forestry Inventory Growth) plot, identify invasive forest pests, tree & wildlife ID (Who lives here), Woodcutting demo.

Another option is to host us on your school grounds. We will bring the forest to you!

Contact our Melissa, Education Coordinator, at

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    Envirothon for HS students

    Attend one of the Fall Field Days to get your students prepared to compete inthe Maine Envirothon next Spring. Teams of 6 students work together to answer questions in the topics of Forestry, Wildlife, Aquatics, Soils & a Current Issue poster presentation. Teams come from High Schools, Home School groups, Scout groups, 4-H etc.

    Check out the Maine Envirothon page.


    Extend your growing Season

    Learn the best techniques for extending your growing season on your farm.

    We work closely with the Natural Resources Conservation Service to provide technical & financial suoort to new & expanding farms throughout York County

    Programs include High Tunnels, Iriigation, cover crops, Fencing & more.


    Conservation at work for you

    We provide a wide range of technical assistance for landowners throughout York County.

    Gravel Roads

    Shoreline Erosion

    Urban Engineering reviews

    Grant writing & Project Management for watershed programs

    Our Monthly Board Meetings are held the 1st Wednesday at our Office in Springvale Starting at 5:30pm.

    Please feel free to join us!

    ** Contact our office for a Zoom link to participate remotely**


    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.