The NC Foundation for Soil and Water Conservation is a public non-profit tax-exempt 501(c)3, that was chartered on 4.27.99 and obtained its non-profit status on 2.22.00. The Foundation headquarters are located 5171 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 330, in Raleigh. The Foundation funds projects addressing high priority natural resource and environmental issues while building conservation capacity.
The Foundation is seeking to raise $2 million in funds for the Operations Endowment to secure future finances. A pledge sheet and fact sheet can be found on the Giving/Contact Page. If you would like to make a donation or collaborate on a soil and water conservation district project, please contact our office.
Field Day at Patrick Johnson Farm, 201 Lazy J Ranch Lane, Zebulon 9:30AM. Lunch and afternoon speakers at Wake County Eastern Regional Center, 1002 Dogwood Dr, Zebulon. Pesticide, Animal Waste and Conservation Planning credits. No cost, but need to register by May 28 at SWCD@wakegov.com or 919.250.1055.
June 25 - Yadkin Conservation District's Field Day
Field Day at Tim Eaton Farm, 3648 Horsehoe Rd, Yadkinville starting at 6PM. Register by contacting Yadkin County Cooperative Extension at 336.849.7908.
July 16 - 17 Southern Cover Crops Council Field Day
Event to be held at Auburn University. The conference is filled with speakers and field trials, from management to soil health and all the topics in between. Register by May 31 for early bird rate! Producers can get registration waived.
Check back later for local workshop details. Contact your local soil and water conservation district for technical assistance and opportunities with other conservation funds. To recieve email announcements regarding programs, please send your contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org
BB&T, NC Farm Bureau, NC State Grange
Bowman Family, Carolina Farm Credit, NC Electric Membership Corporation, Sloan Family Foundation
Gregory Poole Equipment Company, AgCarolina Farm Credit, Buncombe District, William "Bill" Sullivan Memorial, Carolina Farm Credit, Wells Fargo Foundation