Franklin County Soil & Water Conservation District sponsors programs, workshops and educational programs throughout the year teaching people to be better stewards of the evironment.

One example of that is the Lead & Loon program that FCSWCD has been participating in for the past several years.

Our Mission

Franklin County Soil & Water Conservation District strives to address the voluntary conservation of natural resources for all citizens by providing technical assistance and educational programming.

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The Franklin County Soil & Water Conservation District is a Not-For-Profit Organization. Proceeds from our fund-raising efforts are used for our Educational Programs and to promote conservation and the wise use of our natural resources. The Franklin County SWCD is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Franklin County Soil & Water Conservation District serves a varied audience within the county, and provides services which no other organization provides such as road maintenance workshops. LURC and DEP permit reviews and assitance, Erosion and Sediment plans and outreach on preventing erosion issues, outreach to students on natural resource issues and many other projects.


Positive Impacts of FCSWCD include:

  • The District provides educational workshops on various natural resource topics to farmers, woodlot owners and the general public
  • The District provides technical assistance and/or referrals to farmers, woodlot owners, and the genral public
  • The District parners with other natural resource agencies, non-profits, and private business to promote the wise use of Maine's natural resources.


Click below to see supporters of the district's consrvation efforts

Our most important source of funding is gifts from people like you! And your help is tax deductible.

There Are Many Ways You Can Help!

Franklin County Soil & Water Conservation District is a quasi-state not-for-profit agency that relies on grants, sponsorships, advertising, donations, and money raised from fundraising events for its funding to support our educational environmental conservation programs. We are not a state, federal or county agency. We need the help of your tax deductible contributions.

If you wish you may print a donation form and mail your gift!

The form will be opened in Adobe Reader (click here to get your free Adobe Reader if you do not already have it installed on your computer). You may print the form and fax with your credit card information or mail with a check.

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