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 7:30 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
If you have needs for conservation practices on your land and would like technical assistance, please contact the SWCD office. We have many resources available to assist you and most funding sources have deadlines throughout the year.  



The SWCD & Watershed Council are currently accepting applications for the 2017-2019 funding period. Please stop by the office or call at (541) 565-3216 Ext. 3 or 109 for more information. 



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.  

Fire Disaster Meeting
Wednesday, July 18th
12pm-2pm
Maupin City Park
Lunch Provided

Please join us to learn about programs that are available to help alleviate the effects of the recent wildfires in Wasco and Sherman Counties

Contact your local USDA Service Center for more details

    Sherman Co: 541-565-3551                             Wasco Co: 541-298-8559