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 New York State.

Hours of Operation

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

The office is open to the general public. Those entering the building, whether fully vaccinated or not, are required to wear a mask. 


All clients whether vaccinated or not, 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. 

 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

Latest News

The 2022 Tree & Shrub Conservation Program is now open for ordering. Click the tree icon above to order now!

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The full description for the position, along with how to apply, can be found at the link below:

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 recently partnered 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!

Japanese Angelica Tree Eradication

We partnered with FL-PRISM, Monroe County Parks, and SUNY Brockport to survey for and eradiate the recently discovered invasive Japanese Angelica Tree from parks in Monroe County. Click here to learn more!

Nature Based Shoreline

We worked 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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