Sherman County Soil and Water Conservation District

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The SWCD provides technical assistance and cost share assistance for   cropland erosion control and range management projects. The SWCD provides workshops on natural resource issues and sponsors an annual conservation tour.


Interested in your Conservation options?
Open weekdays 8 am-4:30 pm

Sherman County Soil and Water Conservation District ®  302 Scott Street P.O. Box 405, Moro, OR  97039
Cropland Erosion Control 
  • Terrace Layout 
  • Water and Sediment Control Basin Layout 
  • Structure Design 
  • Flood Mitigation 
  • Construction Inspection 
  • Residue Management Practices 
  • Farm Plans 
Range Management Projects 
  • Fence 
  • Grazing Plans 
  • Spring Development 
  • Solar Wells 
  • Brush Control 
  • Pasture Reseeding 
  • Riparian Buffers 
  • Stream Temperature Monitoring  
    Technical and Cost Share Assistance to Install Your Projects
Sherman County SWCD Mission Statement

The Sherman County Soil and Water Conservation District strives to promote and protect the natural resources of not only Sherman County, but also all the areas included in our watershed drainages's. This board of directors believes that cooperation between State of Oregon and Federal agencies, public interest groups, and land owners / operators is of the utmost importance in achieving the goals of the district. We will continue to work for not only better soil and water conservation practices, but also for a better understanding between all parties concerned with the protection of our natural resources.  

Upcoming Events
SWCD Monthly Board Meeting
Second Tuesday of the Month
January 14th SWCD Board Meeting 8:30 am, Moro Service Center

January 15th - CRP Meeting 5:30 pm, Sherman County School Cafeteria

January 20th - Martin Luther King Day, Office Closed

January 28th - CRP Meeting TBA, Sherman County Fairgrounds

January 29th - Lower John Day Working Group Place Based Planning Meeting 10am-2pm @ Condon, OR

February 1st - NCLA Annual Meeting, Maupin, OR 

February 11th - SWCD Board Meeting 8:30 am, Sherman Co. Extension Office

February 17th - Presidents Day, Office Closed


The Sherman County SWCD is hosting our annual tree sale March 24th-27th. The pre-order deadline is March 16th. Print an order form below and return to the office or mail to PO Box 405 Moro, OR 97039. If you have any questions or want to request something that is not on the list call the office at 541-565-3216.