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Welcome to New River Soil & Water Conservation District

We work with the people who work the land.

Our Mission and Priorities

The New River Soil and Water Conservation District is committed to the responsible use and preservation of natural resources in the Counties of Grayson and Carroll and the City of Galax. Our team works tirelessly to promote conservation practices and provide assistance to landowners in implementing soil and water conservation measures.

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What We Offer

Our district offers a range of services including technical assistance, educational programs, and cost-share incentives to support conservation efforts. We are dedicated to helping the community in achieving sustainable land use and water management practices.

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Earth Team Volunteer

 Join our Earth Team Volunteer program and help us protect our planet. As volunteer, you'll have the opportunity to participate in projects and events focused on environmental conservation. Submit an application today!

No-Till Drill Rental

Our rental program offers top-of-the-line equipment to help you achieve your farming goals while minimizing soil disturbance. Contact us today to learn more about no-till farming and the no-till seed drill rental availability. 

Conservation Planning

Collaborate with our experts to develop customized conservation plans for your property. We provide guidance on best management practices, conservation easements, and land use planning.




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