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Soil & Water Conservation

The SWCD works in partnership with local, state, and federal governments to provide soil and water conservation services to the citizens of Buncombe County. These services include environmental education, cost-sharing of conservation projects, conservation technical assistance and farmland preservation and are delivered to county citizens through various programs.

Buncombe SWCD Mission Statement

The Buncombe County Soil and Water Conservation District’s mission is to conserve the soil, water, and related natural resources of Buncombe County by providing education, information, technical assistance, and economic incentives to county citizens and by establishing new programs in concert with other appropriate agencies and organizations to meet changing needs.

District’s Services include:

  • Cost-Sharing of Conservation Projects
  • Conservation Technical Assistance
  • Environmental Education
  • Farmland Preservation