Hancock County Soil & Water Conservation District

Hancock County Soil and Water Conservation District provides local conservation leadership, encourages best practices, and helps to plan and implement voluntary programs. We conserve clean water and healthy soil by working alongside willing landowners to implement incentive-based voluntary conservation practices. District programs focus on polluted runoff, habitat restoration, citizen science, and education.

We’ve moved! The District’s new office is now located at the USDA NRCS office at 474 Bucksport Road, Ellsworth

Seafood Trade Relief Program

We have had many calls requesting information on the Seafood Trade Relief Program (STRP).  Though we would like to help, the attached link has the application and other information.  The USDA Farm Service Agency in Bangor may also be contacted for more information or...

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The Board of Supervisors meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 8:00 am to 10:00 a.m. at the Moore Community Center’s Board Room, 5 General Moore Way, Ellsworth (125 State Street). The public is welcome to listen in on these meetings, and may request time on the agenda by emailing hcswcdinfo@hancockcountyswcd.org.

The next Board of Supervisors meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, January 13, 2021 from 8:00 am – 10:00 am. This will be a remote meeting via Zoom because of the current pandemic.   For more information, or if you would like the Zoom link to remotely attend, please email hcswcdinfo@hancockcountyswcd.org .   

 

The next Board of Supervisors meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, December 9, from 8:00 am – 10:00 am. This will be a remote meeting via Zoom because of the current pandemic.   For more information, or if you would like the Zoom link to remotely attend, please email hcswcdinfo@hancockcountyswcd.org .   

 

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Think spring! It's time for our 2021 Tree and Shrub Sale! How about a Buttonbush? Please place orders by March 1, 2021.

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Our Remote Local Working Group Meeting is this Wednesday, January 13 at 6 p.m. We would like your input! It's not too late to receive a Zoom link. For information and to complete a survey to help determine the priority of federal farm bill funds provided by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) please visit our web site.

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