The Association of

Conserving and Protecting the Soil and Water Resources of Texas

Texas Soil and Water Conservation Districts

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We are your source of information about ATSWCD-sponsored events, programs, meetings, tours and training across the state.

 ATSWCD is working to represent Texas SWCDs on state and national levels. 

Pictures, left, from top:

Jule Richmond, center, Texas NACD Board Member, with Tim Palmer, newly elected NACD First Vice President and Kim LaFleur newly elected NACD Secretary/Treasurer.


Volney Hough, ATSWCD President, receives the Top 10 Award from NACD President Lee McDaniel. 


Jule Richmond, Texas NACD Board member, at the NACD Board meeting in Denver.  He had the opportunity to represent Texas on many important issues at the meeting. 

RESOLUTION REGARDING SAM REGISTRATION AND DUNS PASSED BY NACD

LEGISLATIVE BILLS JUST FILED 

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Association Board members had the opportunity to visit with Zippy Duvall, American Farm Bureau President, while at the NACD Annual Meeting.  Duvall spoke at the general session on Tuesday morning.

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HURRICAN HARVEY DISASTER ASSISTANCE IN TEXAS

Assistance Available for Flood Damaged Ag Land through NRCS

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Bill Thomas is sworn in as a new member of the NACD Executive Board. He will represent the South Central Region. Congratulations to Bill.

Volney Hough, president of ATSWCD, center, visits with NRCS Acting Chief Leonard Jordan and Astor Boozer, NRCS Regional Conservationist-West.  Hough represented Texas SWCDs at the National Association of Conservation Districts' (NACD) Annual Meeting held in Denver, CO  January 28 through February 1, 2017.


NRCS Acting Chief Jordan was a speaker at NACD's Annual Meeting.  He formerly served as NRCS' Associate Chief for Conservation and has had a 37-year career with NRCS. 


Boozer returns to his Washington, D.C.  position of NRCS Regional Conservationist-West Region after a three month acting detail to the Deputy Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment.  Boozer has had a 27-year career with NRCS and is a graduate of Prairie A&M University.

ATSWCD represents

Texas SWCDs at

National Association of Conservation Districts' Annual Meeting in Denver, CO

David Basinger, ATSWCD Vice President, receives an award from NACD President Lee McDaniel for the state’s District Official Training Program.

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