Soil & Water
1942 Old DeKalb Rd.
Canton, New York 13617

Ph: 315-386-3582
Fx: 855-401-1956


St. Lawrence County
Soil and Water Conservation District

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

The St. Lawrence County SWCD has been helping concerned landowners care for their natural resources since 1957
Mission: The function of the SWCD is to represent the county in obtaining technical, financial, and education resources from federal, state, and other sources and coordinate them to meet local needs in natural resource conservation, management, and development.
Confidentiality Statement: As the District is a non-regulatory agency, the information shared with the District will be kept confidential and used only for planning purposes.  Currently, information collected through grant programs and requested by other agencies is given to them using a number classification system, not by using names.
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Notice: The St. Lawrence County Soil & Water Conservation District is closing today, March 18 at 4:30 because of the COVID – 19 situation.  It will be determined when it is safe to reopen the office and staff will return at that time. District Staff will be monitoring and replying to all voicemails and emails received as quickly as possible.  Thank you for your patience during this time.

St. Lawrence County Soil & Water Conservation District Staff


Summer Forestry Internship Opportunity!
The District is looking for an intern for Summer 2020. The details are in the link shown below:

                                        Cost Share program available

The District has a new program that will assist producers with the cost of renting either a no-till or innerseeder to plant cover crops.  The description and application may be fownd below:

Grant opportunity: Conservation in the Schools Grant

             The District's Spring Tree sale is over.  



AEM Program: 1st step is to fill out an AEM Tier 1 Worksheet


 An Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer

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