The District is a governmental subdivision of the State; a public body corporate and politic organized in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 139 of the General Statutes of North Carolina and is subject to the powers and restrictions as set forth in G. S. 139. Under this law the District has the responsibility of conserving soil, water, and related natural resources within the District boundary. The District board is made up of five supervisors.
The board meets monthly to handle current business and stay up to date on environmental matters. Annual and long-range programs of conservation and development within the District boundaries are developed and carried out with the assistance of local, state, and federal agencies.
The District implements both state and federal programs to assist in installing best management practices with the goal of protecting our natural resources. The Hyde Soil & Water Conservation District also offers environmental education programs and resources to public, private, and home schools as well as to civic groups and organizations. Contact us today to find out more about the programs and services we offer.
North Carolina Ag Development Farmland Preservation Trust Funds Available
Commissioner Troxler announces that North Carolina Agriculture Development Farmland Preservation Trust Fund is now accepting grant applications . Deadline for applications is December 15, 2011. Please contact our District if you ...
Posted Oct 20, 2011, 6:04 AM by Debbie Cahoon
Video Footage of Dike withstanding Hurricane Irene
Check out our Video Gallery to see live footage shot during Hurricane Irene by Chad & Paula Spencer.
Posted Sep 7, 2011, 12:38 PM by Debbie Cahoon
Emergency Conservation Programs
The USDA Farm Service Agency's Emergency Conservation Program provides emergency funding and technical assistance for farmers and ranchers to rehabilitate farmland damaged by natural disasters and for carrying out ...
Posted Sep 7, 2011, 7:24 AM by Debbie Cahoon
New Swan Quarter Dike Withstands Hurricane Irene
The Swan Quarter Dike did what it was designed to do, said
Jamie Tunnell, Hyde County’s Public Information Officer.
“The dike actually held.
The water went right up to ...
Posted Sep 7, 2011, 7:03 AM by Debbie Cahoon
N.C. Cost Share Program Sign-Up
Hyde SWCD has received its initial allocation of $37.351 for the North Carolina Agriculture Cost Share Program for the 2013 program year. The sign up for applications is now ...
Posted Sep 24, 2012, 1:00 PM by Debbie Cahoon