Secretary Perdue Names New NRCS Chief

WASHINGTON, December 3, 2018 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today the appointment of Matthew J. “Matt” Lohr to serve as Chief of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). In his role, Lohr will provide leadership for NRCS and its mission to […]

District Employees: Collaborate With Your Peers

Fostering better communications within our large family of conservation district employees is one of the core functions of the National Conservation District Employees Association.  The knowledge and experience carried by conservation district professionals is astounding but it is of little use to others if you don’t share it. […]

Rare Opportunity to Lead State Conservation Agency

Are you an outgoing person who would be excited and inspired by being the face of this agency? Are you a confident, effective communicator who is comfortable working with diverse conservation districts, stakeholders, agencies and partners to bring everyone together and unite efforts? Are you able to speak […]

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Aldo Leopold

To those devoid of imagination a blank place on the map is a useless waste; to others, the most valuable part.

Hugh Hammond Bennett

Too many people have lost sight of the fact that productive soil is essential to the production of food.

Hugh Hammond Bennett

Out of the long list of nature’s gifts to man, none is perhaps so utterly essential to human life as soil.