PROGRAMS

Becoming an Affiliate Member lets landowners and businesses assist the Conservation District in its programming and educational efforts.

Camp Conservation is a week-long summer day-camp for children ages six to fourteen to get a hands-on education with conservation practices.

NSWCD works to host a number of workshops and classes throughout the year to give residents within the district applicable techniques to implementing conservation practices.

Restoring Bobwhite Quail and grassland bird habitat on private lands in proximity to National Forest lands in cooperation with SCDNR.

Newberry Soil and Water Conservation District offers a list of contractors and businesses to help landowners find parties to help with the implementation of conservation practices.

The Conservation District offers training and supplemental lessons for both traditional and non-traditional educators throughout the year and upon request.

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Newberry Conservation District has a number of equipment for either sale or rental to community members.

The Soil and Water Conservation District offers a free movie night to everyone in the county, hosted on a local landowners farm.

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NSWCD rents an equiped trailer to do prescribed fire activities and education to landowners.

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NSWCD offers a Build Your Own Barrel Class through out the year for landowners to capture rainwater to use for everyday needs.

NSWCD offers a Build Your Own Barrel Class through out the year for landowners to capture rainwater to use for everyday needs.

NSWCD offers a number of scholarships to high school senior or higher from Newberry County or attending college in Newberry County.

Newberry Soil and Water Conservation District offers landowners large and small the option of having a contracted soil sampler take samples on their land for better use of fertilizers and additives.

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Feral hogs cause thousands of dollars of damage to land and crops every year.  Newberry Soil and Water Conservation District has been selected as one of two counties in South Carolina to be a local partner with the USDA for the feral hog pilot program.  

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