Western New York Stormwater Management Training Series
The schedule and descriptions for all of the courses of the 2017 WNY Stormwater Management Training Series are now up on our Stormwater Trainings Page. Classes will be held at Monroe Community College (Brighton Campus) in the Empire Room (Room 209) in Building #3. Click here to get directions to MCC and a map of their campus. Download the 2017 WNY Stormwater Management Training Series Brochure for more inforamtion.
2017 Tree and Shrub Program
The order form for the 2017 Monroe County Soil and Water Conservation District Tree and Shrub Program is now available. Check out the Tree and Shrub Program Order Form to see what plants we are offering this year!
View our 2017 Catalog for details on the plants and enhancement items we are offering this year. Visit our Tree and Shrub Page for dates and program details.
Check out the December Newsletter! Topics in this newsletter include our 2017 Conservation Tree, Shrub, and Plant Program, winter home and agricultural site operations, and other District activities. You can also check out what else the District has been working on recently by reading some of our newsletters from the past.
4-Hour Erosion and Sediment Control Training
The 4-Hour Erosion and Sediment Control Trainings schedule has been posted for the first part of 2017. Please visit our stormwater trainings page to view the upcoming dates and locations.
2015 Annual Report
The 2015 Annual Report is now available! Click here to see what the District has accomplished.
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued new regulations for the control of Invasive Species in New York State. For more information please Click Here.
Our address is:
145 Paul Road
Rochester, NY 14624
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm
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Did you see dead fish floating in your pond last spring? One of the most common causes for a fish kill is not polluted water, but a lack of dissolved oxygen. A “winter fish kill” is a common occurrence during long winters where heavy snow covers the ice of a pond. Visit our pond page to learn more!
Agriculture Plastic Container Recycling Program
Monroe County SWCD will be working in conjunction with Genesee County SWCD, the USAg Recycling, Inc., and the Ag Container Recycling Council to participate in the 2015 Agricultural Plastics Recycling Program.
Visit our Agriculture page to learn more about this and other agricultural programs.
From I-390, exit on Scottsville Rd and head south. Paul Road is approximately 2 miles from I-390 on the right side of the road. Turn right on Paul Road, and the Monroe County Fleet Center is 1/2 mile down on the right. Once turning right, enter the County Fleet Center on your left. Building 5 will be on your right. To find directions from your location click here.
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Who are we? The MCSWCD is a municipal subdivision that partners with other agencies and organizations to educate and assist land stewards in planning and implementing comprehensive management practices that stabilize soil, improve water quality, manage stormwater, preserve open space and/or manage fish and wildlife habitat. The District promotes the preservation of: wetlands, woodlots, agricultural land, and low-impact development. We provide services to partners, landowners, developers, farmers, engineers, government and non-government agencies.
All SWCD programs and services are offered on a nondiscriminatory basis without regard to race, color, national origin, political beliefs, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or disability. Should you need reasonable disability-related accommodations they may be requested by contacting the MCSWCD.