Limestone Valley Soil and Water Conservation District fiscal year 2013 accomplishments

On May 12, 1939 the Limestone Valley Soil and Water Conservation District was organized and is a legal subdivision of the Georgia State Government. The District exists to serve the public and to ensure a healthy and productive environment. For this reason, the District's task is to work for the well being of all people while safeguarding land, water, and related natural resources for the benefit of future generations.

Fiscal Year 2013 Accomplishments Limestone Valley Soil and Water Conservation District

Offered support to Local Issuing Authorities for their Erosion and Sedimentation programs through education programs and overviews.
Encouraged teams to enter the Envirothon. District support for EQIP, WHIP, CCRP, CSP, and other USDA programs
continued. Support youth education in the District by providing Soil and Water Stewardship
materials to schools and education centers. Supported the Limestone Valley RC&D council and its programs including the
no-till drill program. Supported the GSWCC Middle Coosawattee 319 Agricultural Best Management
Practice program. Sponsored 3 students to attend the Natural Resources Conservation Workshop
held in Tifton at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Also provided bus transportation through a partnership with the Murray County School System. Sponsored the Murray County Ag Day for all 4th graders in Murray County on May 15 at the Murray County Ag Center. Applied for a 319 grant for conservation equipment.

Do you have a conservation plan for your farm, or does your plan need updating? For

conservation needs, call your District Conservationist at the Natural Resources

Conservation Service office:

Cherokee / Pickens Co

Doug Cabe


Gilmer Co

Doug Towery


Murray / Whitfield Co

Cindy Askew


Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission office assisting this district: Region 1 John A. Loughridge, Regional Representative Leigh Rush, Middle Coosawattee 319 Project Coordinator Joan Lam, Administrative Assistant

700 East 2nd Avenue Suite J Rome, GA 30161

Phone: 706-295-6131 Fax: 706-802-5131