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 located at 192 Main Street in Ellsworth. That’s the large brick building that’s home to Flexit and several other locally-owned businesses. The District office is on the second floor.

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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2019 Local Working Group Meeting

Thursday, November 14, 2019 Local Working Group 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm NRCS Field Office 474 Bucksport Rd. Ellsworth Light Refreshments Will Be Provided. Please Register - Contact Information Below Hancock County Soil and Water Conservation District will host their annual...

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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, October 14, 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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Join Downeast Trout Unlimited's (Downeast TU) meeting with speaker and registered Maine Guide Lou Zambello via Zoom on October 21! Please contact Tammy for the Zoom link... ...

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