Welcome to the Soil and Water Conservation District. We serve as a local agency prepared to manage and conserve the soil, water and natural resources of Wayne County.

Talking Soil Health

If you would like to talk more please contact District Technician, AEM Specialist
Ian Priestley Email: priestleyswcd@rochester.rr.com

NYS Grown & Certified

N.Y. farms produce world-renowned, high-quality food, and the New York State Grown & Certified program strengthens the link between producers and consumers and promotes environmentally sustainable and safe practices,” Contact AEM District Technician Ian Priestley 

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Blue Green Algal Facts

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Most algae are harmless and are an important part of the food web. Certain types of algae can grow quickly and form blooms, which can cover all or portions of a lake. Even large blooms are not necessarily harmful. HABs blooms most often occur in nutrient-rich waters, particularly during hot, calm weather. Read More

Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation District
7312 RT 31 Lyons, NY 14489
315-946-7200