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Soil & Water Conservation

Contact Soil and Water at (919) 693-4603

The Granville County Soil and Water Conservation District, a political subdivision of State Government, provides local assistance in natural resource management. The District’s major focus continues to be the implementation of State and Federal Regulations and Cost Share programs that effect water quality.

Services Provided by the District:

  • Implements both state and federal programs to assist in installing best management practices and conservation planning with the goal of protecting our natural resources;
  • Offers both federal and state financial assistance on implementing certain Best Management Practices on agricultural land;
  • Provides information and coordinates assistance from other agencies by means of newsletters, newspaper articles, magazines, and meetings in an effort to keep the public aware of soil and water conservation issues;
  • Offers an extensive environmental education program to encourage public awareness of soil and water conservation. 

Soil and Water Board
The Granville Soil and Water Board meets the second Monday of the month at 7:00 pm at the Farm Service Agency Building located at 518 Lewis Street, Oxford NC. Due to social distancing guidelines, there are options to meet remotely. 

Ronnie Burnette, Chairman
Randy Guthrie, Vice-Chairman
Dean Askew, Secretary and Treasurer
Jason Dixon, Member
James Jones, Member

Byron Currin
Natural Resources Conservationist

518 Lewis Street, Oxford NC 27565
(919) 693-4603 Ext. 3
byron.currin@granvillecounty.org

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