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Soil & Water Conservation District

Mission Statement

To provide leadership and conservation assistance to the people of Gaston County to improve and sustain their soil, water, air, plant and wildlife resources.

Goals and Objectives

  • Acquisition of funds through county, state and federal agencies for technical, administrative and cost share to citizens to implement natural resource conservation on the land.
  • Provide technical assistance to citizenry to reduce non-point source pollution to improve water quality.
  • Continue implementation of environmental conservation education programs to promote natural resource conservation knowledge.
  • Maintain a highly skilled work force in the Gaston Natural Resources Department to provide customer oriented technical natural resources services.