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82nd ANNUAL MEETING OF TEXAS SWCD DIRECTORS

Don’t miss the opportunity to attend the most important conservation meeting of the year in Texas.  You'll enjoy great speakers, breakout sessions and the opportunity to network with other local conservation district directors, NRCS and State staff. Start shopping now for a new Hawaiian shirt and get ready for the fun of a Texas Luau on Monday night.

October 24-26, 2022 in Galveston, TX

Registration, hotel block and tour info

SOIL HEALTH WORKSHOPS

 

Two-day workshops held across the state offer an opportunity to learn from experts, interact with producers and discover new techniques for sustainability and profitability.  Learn how to improve the health and function of the soil and develop a conservation plan  for your operation.

Soil Health Workshops

Soil Health Education

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ANNUAL CONSERVATION AWARDS

Districts across the state identify the best local conservationists in a variety of categories, who are then entered into area contests.  These distinguished winners continue to statewide competition.  The Annual Conservation Awards Program is designed to acknowledge, recognize and honor those who dedicate themselves and their talents to the conservation and wise use of our renewable natural resources.

Award-winning Conservationists

President's Award

FFA LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

The Soil Stewardship Public Speaking Contest, open to high school FFA students interested in soil, water and related renewable natural resource conservation, strives to broaden students' interest and knowledge of conservation philosophy and management practices, as well as how humanity depends on the health and sustainability of renewable natural resources.  After advancing through district and area levels, the top three state winners are awarded scholarships. 

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Soil Stewardship Public Speaking Contest Info Packet

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REGIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SWCD MEETINGS

AND AREA BANQUETS

Around the state, member SWCDs comprise Regional Associations that meet annually or semi-annually  to discuss important issues in their area, as well as broader statewide SWCD and resource concerns.  Informative conservation tours are included in their sessions.

SWCDs in Texas are divided into five Area zones.  An annual banquet for elections and to honor award winners is held in each Area in May.

Regional and Area Meetings and Banquets

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MEMBER RESOURCES

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ABOUT ATSWCD

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