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