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Soil Conservation Resources
National Association of Conservation Districts
An organization that responds to and attempts to influence conservation policies and environmental and natural resources legislation.
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Part of the USDA, the Natural Resources Conservation Service is charged with ensuring private lands are conserved, restored, and more resilient to environmental challenges.
Oregon Department of Agriculture Soil and Water Conservation Districts
Provides support, technical assistance, and administrative oversight to Oregon’s SWCDs. Its major responsibilities are to administer various SWCD programs, keep district directors informed of activities of other districts, and provide employee training.
Soil and Water Conservation Society
A nonprofit scientific and educational organization, founded in 1943, that serves as an advocate for conservation professionals and for science-based conservation practice, programs, and policy.