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)

 District Events and News -District Board of Supervisor Election Results

Local Work Group Meeting -decisions announced

Agricultural Workshop Series --The Andy Valley Successful Farmer Workshop Series-final session is an all-day worksop on May 6. REGISTER NOW--br May 1st.

Maine Earth Smart Professional Development Workshop--flyer, agenda and registration posted.  HAVE YOU REGISTERED?

Maine Soil Health Forum:  Androscoggin Valley Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting this free Forum for USDA Natural Resources February 18th.

District Projects -

Martin Stream Crossings and Dam Inventory --project description and thank you to volunteers and partners participating in this project

Little Androscoggin River Watershed Fish Passager Barrier Survey--Project completed thanks to many hours donated by volunteers

See New Earth Smart Asessment description, checklist, flyer and six modules on this page.  

Farm-A-Syst Assessment Tool is back up online. FAS introduction, fact sheets, worksheets, and appendix A and B are also on this page.

News from Partners - Check out trainging opportunities available from our many partners.

Helpful Tips - farmer resources, water quality issues, pest and invasives control

Job Opportunity

2014 Summer Internship with Maine VLMP: For more information and to apply contact the Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program Coordinator Jonnie Maloney, Maine VLMP, 24 Maple Hill Road, Auburn, ME 04210, or call 207-783-7733 or email vlump@mainevlmp.org

Another 2014 Summer Internship with Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve:  Check it out at www.wellsreserve.org.

District Coordinator position in Fort Kent: 

DCposition description 4.14.doc

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