Welcome to Androscoggin Valley Soil and Water Conservation District's new homepage!“Making Conservation Work for You”
Our Mission: The mission of Androscoggin Valley Soil and Water Conservation District is to protect and conserve our natural resources by promoting stewardship in Androscoggin and Sagadahoc Counties. We do this by providing leadership, technical assistance and educational programming.
NEW POSTINGS ON FOLLOWING PAGES -- underlined text links to a page and/or files (Pages will have other supporting documents)
News from Partners - USDA Natural Resources announces deadlines; FSA election and Commodity Crop Loan; Androscoggin River Watershed Council announces Androscoggin River Conference
Helpful Tips - farmer resources, water quality issues, pest and invasives control
2013 Southwestern Regional was at Camp William Hinds, Pine Tree Council Boy Scouts of America on May 15. Our winner this year was Lisbon High School.
Envirothon is an Environmental program in a state and nationwide natural resource problem-solving competition for grades 9 - 12. Students compete outdoors in five natural resource areas: aquatics, forestry, soils, wildlife and a current national environmental issue. Regional and State competitions are held each spring and the top team qualifies for the Canon North American Envirothon finals--an opportunity to compete against teams from across the United States and Canada.
Training in Basic GPS Unit Use Maine Forestry Service
Provided site inspection of conservation measures for contractor certification in compliance with Maine Department of Environmental Protection