Providing Today, Protecting Tomorrow


Please be assured that the Monroe County Soil & Water Conservation District is following health and safety guidance as prescribed by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as the Monroe County Department of Public Health to keep our staff and clients safe, secure a healthy workspace, and creating a flexible workplace.

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The office will be open to the general public by appointment only until further notice. Those entering the building will be required to be masked and sign-in and have their temperature taken. Thank you for your cooperation on this.


Staff must be socially distanced when reporting to work in-person. All work stations are set-up with walls to ensure 6 foot distance. Whenever an employee is uncertain that they will be able to maintain a 6-foot separation from other employees, they must wear masks. Staff members are all required to check their temperature in the morning before starting work and anytime they leave and return throughout the workday. They are also required to report any symptoms they may be experiencing and are not permitted to work if they are sick. Deep cleaning and disinfecting the office, including high-touch surfaces, is being taken daily throughout the day.


All clients must wear a mask or face covering during any in-person contact with our staff members, whether in the office or at your property for a field appointment. When making an appointment, if you do not have a mask or face covering, please let the staff know so one can be provided for you. We request that meetings be conducted via teleconferencing through conference calling, Zoom, Web-ex, Go-to Meeting, etc. when possible to limit in-office, face-to-face interactions.

Thank you for your understanding. We will continue to keep the public updated with any changes. Please let us know if you have any questions and reach out to us by phone at (585)753-7380 or email

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Proudly serving New York’s Monroe County since 1953

We provide technical assistance to landowners looking to enhance the economic and environmental services of their property. Click below to learn more about the kind of help we can give you.

We work to protect water quality – from the smallest streams to the Great Lakes

We strive to educate everyone on what they can do to protect our natural resources for the future

Recent Projects

Emerald Ash Borer Mitigation

We are currently partnering with Monroe County Parks and New York State Parks to plant over 20,000 trees across Monroe County to replace ash trees lost to the Emerald Ash Borer. Click here to learn more!

Nature Based Shoreline

We are working to help restore over 350ft of shoreline on Irondequoit Bay to create a stable shoreline that reduces flood risk, controls erosion, and provides habitat to native wildlife. Click here to learn more!

 Agricultural Programs

The District works hand in hand with local farmers to develop projects and protect natural resources that both help the farm and the environment. Click here to learn more!

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