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Open Meeting date: .

The Orange Soil and Water Conservation District Board regular meeting is the

Second Wednesday of each month at the Environment and Agricultural Building (EA) located at 306 Revere Rd. in Hillsborough. 

Please Note:  Occasionally, meeting dates and times do change, but are posted in advance on the Orange County - All County meeting calendar.  

Please call the office for more information, meeting times, etc; if you plan to attend.

Agriculture Assistance Program:

Helps eligible applicants with technical and financial cost share assistance on agricultural lands with best management practices such as grassed waterways, pasture renovations, well construction and watering tanks. Call (919) 245-2750 to find out which programs you may qualify for today. 

Urban Community Conservation Assistance Program: 

Helps eligible applicants with technical and financial cost share funding to install non-agricultural best management practices such as cisterns, rain gardens, backyard wetlands, critical area seeding, abandoned well closures, and riprian buffer planting on private and public properties.  Call (919) 245-2750 to find out which programs you may qualify for today. 

Voluntary Agricultural District Program:

The District Administers the Orange County Voluntary Agricultural District Program.   For more details: Orange County NC Voluntary Agriculture Districts and application:VAD Application

History of Soil and Water Conservation Districts-

75 years of Land Stewardship

USDA-NRCS Web Soil Survey Page

Contractors and landowners, try the new Soil Survey Page!