Hancock County
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Hancock County Soil & Water Conservation District

Making Conservation Work For You Since 1963.

Our mission:

The Hancock County Soil and Water Conservation District provides local conservation leadership, teaches the value of natural resources, encourages conservation efforts, and helps to  plan and implement voluntary programs. Each District program is different and unique to the area that it services, because the programs are developed by local people to solve local problems.

What's New:


Plant Sale information will be coming soon

Check back soon for 2015 Plant Sale information.


Compost Bins and Rain Barrels are here

Call to get yours today!


Local Workgroup Meeting Scheduled

There will be a meeting of the USDA Local Working Group on Wednesday, December 17, 2014, from 10am to 11am at the Hancock County SWCD office, located at 185 State Street in Ellsworth.  The meeting is open to the public.







All programs and services of the Hancock County Soil & Water Conservation District are offered on a nondiscriminatory bases without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or family status.  Persons who require alternative means of communication of program information should contact USDA’s Target Center at (207) 720-2600.  To file a complaint of discrimination, write to USDA Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326W Whitten Bldg. 14th and Independence Ave., SW, Washington D.C. 20250-9410, or call (292) 720-5964.