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.

NYS AEM Conservation Award

Three farms are finalists for the New York AEM-Leopold Conservation Award. Each is protecting soil, water, and wildlife resources on their working land.  Humbert Farms of Rose in Wayne County: Owned by Mark and Lisa Humbert, Humbert Farms produces corn, soybeans, and wheat on 3500 acres. This fourth-generation farm prioritizes sustainability for the next generation by focusing on soil preservation and health, successor development, long term profitability, and community partnerships.

National Conservation Foundation Envirothon

“How do we balance quality of life and quality of the environment?”  Each year over 25,000 high school students from across the United States, Canada, China, and Singapore embark on a journey to offer solutions to this critical question through the NCF Envirothon.   July 28-August 3, 2024 Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY.


Wayne County Youth Fishing Derby

The Wayne County Federation of Sportsmen Clubs announce the 27th
Wayne County Youth Fishing Derby for anglers ages 4-16. The event runs June 21st -July 28th, 2024
and covers the waters in Wayne County. 

Responsible local conservation recreation is a crucial part of continuing
to help New Yorkers stay active while building lasting memories.

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