Welcome to the Shenandoah Valley Soil & Water Conservation District!
The Shenandoah Valley District is one of 47 Soil and Water Conservation Districts in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The Shenandoah Valley District was founded in 1940 and served Augusta, Page, and Rockingham Counties and the Cities of Harrisonburg, Staunton, and Waynesboro. In 1975, the Headwaters District was created and began serving Augusta County and the Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro.
The Shenandoah Valley District serves the citizens of Page and Rockingham Counties and the City of Harrisonburg. The District is governed by a board of directors formed of local citizens who are either elected or appointed and serve voluntarily.
2016 Farm To Table Conference
December 7th and 8th at Blue Ridge Community College
Build Your Own Rain Barrel at our December Rain Barrel Workshop!
Stockpile Forage Field Day-Pasture Walk
Stockpiling and Strip Grazing to Extend the Grazing Season and Build Soil Health
Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Time: 10:00 am-12:00 noon
Location: Tralee Farm 8022 Rockingham Road, Warrenton, VA 20186
J.B. Daniel, NRCS Forage Agronomist
Dr. Alan Franzluebbers, USDA-ARS
New Septic System Repair Funding Available for Rockingham County Residents!
Having issues with your septic system? The Shenandoah Valley can provide you with funding to fix problems with your failing septic system!
Shenandoah Valley SWCD’s Annual Report
7 Virginia Wildlife Species are Returning From Decline Due to Clean Water & Conservation Efforts
The SVSWCD is currently selling pre-made rain barrels!
Check out our cover crop displays!
Our 2016 Fall Cover Crops are in full swing. Check back through out the season for updates!