The staff at Otsego Soil & Water Conservation District works with landowners, land managers, local government agencies, and other local entities in addressing a broad spectrum of resource concerns: erosion control, flood prevention, water conservation and use, wetlands, ground water, water quality and quantity, non-point source pollution, forest land protection, wildlife, recreation, waste water management and community development.
- Otsego County Soil & Water was formed on June 15, 1944
- Conservation Districts are organized as units of state government to improve land and water resources
- Conservation Districts coordinate with federal and state agencies to address conservation needs within the county
- Secures necessary funding to complete conservation goals
- Involved in community outreach and various programs
- Provides technical assistance to landowners and local governments