Mission Statement

Provide for the conservation of the soil, and soil and water resources of this County, and for the control and prevention of soil erosion and for flood prevention or the conservation, development, utilization, and disposal of water, and thereby to stabilize ranching and farming operations, to preserve natural resources, protect the tax base, control floods, prevent impairment of dams and reservoirs, preserve wildlife, protect public lands, and protect and promote the health, safety and general welfare of the people of this County.

District Monthly Board Meetings

The Conservation District’s Monthly Board meetings are held at the USDA Service Center office on the first Thursday of each month. Meetings start at 4:00 pm. The meetings are open to the public. For more information feel free to call or contact us.

Seeking Rural Supervisor

Interested in becoming a Sweetwater County Conservation District (SWCCD) Supervisor?
SWCCD currently has one unexpired Board vacancy.

(1) Rural Position – any registered voter residing within Sweetwater County and outside of an incorporated area.

After appointment by the Board of Supervisors and approval by the Board of Agriculture, the candidate will fill the unexpired term through 2022. The Rural position will then be placed on the ballot at the next general election in November 2022.

As a Conservation District Supervisor, you are the voice for local conservation. Some of those duties and responsibilities include:

  • Establish programs to address local natural resource concerns;
  • Prioritize District programs and projects;
  • Work effectively with staff and partnering agencies;
  • Serve as an advocate and local voice in the conservation of Sweetwater County’s natural resources.
  • The mission of the Sweetwater County Conservation District is to provide for conservation of the soil, and soil and water resources of this county, and for the control and prevention of soil erosion and for flood prevention or the conservation, development, utilization, and disposal of water, and thereby to stabilize ranching and farming operations, to preserve natural resources, protect the tax base, control floods, prevent impairment of dams and reservoirs, preserve wildlife, protect public lands, and protect and promote the health, safety and general welfare of the people of the this County. per § W.S. 11-16-103 et

If you are interested in serving on the Board, see further details at www.swccd.us. Please submit a letter of interest, your area of expertise along with a resume by December 31, 2020. The Board meets the first Thursday of every month. Email admin@swccd.us; call the office at 362-5257 or stop by at 79 Winston Dr. Suite 103 Rock Springs, WY 82901
Compensation: District Supervisors are volunteers – make a difference in your community today!

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