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

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

 

St. Lawrence County
Soil & Water Conservation District
Services

 

Dry Hydrants: Environmental Complaints:

We provide assistances to local Fire Departments to help them install dry hydrants.  Surveying the site that the fire department has chosen, helping to apply for necessary permits, and participating in the installation.

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SWCD is generally called in to help with NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and NYS Department of Health (DOH) complaints against landowners. SWCD reviews the problem and suggests ways to clean up the current problem and avoid future ones. As SWCD is not a regulatory agency, it can only make suggestions, not enforce policies created by other agencies.   

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 Hydroseeder:  Technical Assistance:
   

Franklin County SWCD wrote a grant to purchase a hydroseeder for use in both Franklin and St. Lawrence Counties. This hydroseeder will be available to municipalities and individuals with agency help for critical area seeding for a small fee.

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SWCD offers Technical Assistance to the public as well as private contractors. Topics most often requested for assistance on include soils maps and information, USGS Topographic maps, National Wetlands Inventory maps, NYS Freshwater Wetlands maps, and information on pond construction.

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 Ag Value Soil Group Worksheets:  Pond Information:
 

 

The SWCD provides technical assistance to landowners in St. Lawrence County that are interested in constructing a pond.  Please call our office for more information.

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The SWCD assists landowners filing for an Agricultural Assessment for their taxes by creating the soil group worksheets that are required for the program.

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 No-Till Grain Drill:

The SWCD received a grant to purchase a No-Till Grain Drill for use by landowners in St. Lawrence and Franklin Counties.

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