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By 1934, 83% of Alabama land was damaged due to erosion. Conservation
Districts were born out of necessity in the 1930's Dust Bowl when America's
topsoil rapidly eroded. With the help of the "Father of Soil Conservation" Hugh
Hammond Bennett, Congress declared...


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Conservation Programs & Education
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Upcoming Events & Workshops

The District is responsible for carrying out conservation stewardship programs as they relate to the current Farm Bill. The District has a close working relationship with the USDA-NRCS helping to carry out these programs together. The District also has a few conservation programs of their own that are conducted with the assistance of NRCS.  

The District also hosts several educational events for students and adults. 


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Stewardship Poster Contest  

Mar 31 | NACD's theme this year is "One Water." Students in grades 7 to 12 can create a poster depicting the theme for a chance at prize money and to advance to the state and even national level. Contact the office for details and rules beginning in January. 


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Conservation Incentive Program 

Jan 2 | Applications for this cost-sharing program to install conservation practices are due by early January. Our board will decide on applicants at the next board meeting for 2023 year. 



Urban Forestry & Conservation Fair


Feb 23 | The Fair brings 5th grade students to discover their urban forest and environment with hands-on activities from natural resource professionals. Contact our office to receive registration information. 


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