NACD Announces Technical Assistance Funding

The National Association of Conservation Districts has secured a $10 million cooperative agreement with NRCS to further enhance conservation district technical assistance across the nation.  A significant portion of the granted funds will be awarded directly to conservation districts to hire staff where additional capacity is needed to […]

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt

The nation that destroys its soil, destroys itself.

Theodore Roosevelt

To waste, to destroy our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by right to hand down to them amplified and developed.

Hugh Hammond Bennett

Soil has long been confused with land. It is but one part of land. For conservation purposes land must be regarded in terms of all its component parts: soil, slope, climate, susceptibility to depreciation by erosion, over-cropping or other processes of deterioration.