Regional Meeting for Pacific and SW Districts

UPDATED June 27, 2017: Visit the Arizona Association of Conservation Districts page at http://www.aacd1944.com/meetings/ for current information.  You can register through that page.  Scroll down that page to see the agenda.  A “meet and greet” is scheduled for around dinnertime on September 11, and the meeting concludes around lunchtime […]

Conservation Quotes

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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.

Wendell Berry

The soil is the great connector of lives, the source and destination of all. It is the healer and restorer and resurrector, by which disease passes into health, age into youth, death into life. Without proper care for it we can have no community, because without proper care for it we can have no life.

Hugh Hammond Bennett

Many farmers—most farmers, and that means millions—need some technical help in making the change to this more efficient, easier, and more productive type of farming, and they need also moral support and encouragement.