Land Conservation

About Us

The Land Conservation Department main duty pertains to soil and water conservation along with Farmland Preservation. We also coordinate with other agencies for locally led, county, state, and federal conservation programs and initiatives.

  • Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)
  • Cost-sharing to install and/or adopt various practices that address soil erosion and improve water quality
  • Farmland Preservation Program
  • Nutrient Management Planning (NMP) assistance and cost-sharing for NMP implementation
  • Plant species identification & Invasive plant species management
  • Soil & Water Conservation engineering
  • Tree & Shrub Sale