Since 1939, the Flint River Soil and Water Conservation District has enhanced the conservation of soil, water, and natural resources in southwest Georgia. 

 

Our Mission

To further the conservation, restoration, and protection of natural resources and maintain sustainable agricultural production in the Lower Flint River Basin. 

Farmers are stewards of the land, and their adoption of technology–driven conservation practices opens new opportunities for sustainable crop production.
— Marty McLendon, Chairman

OUR OBJECTIVES

Natural Resource Conservation 

Natural Resource Conservation 

Conservation Education

Conservation Education

Public Relations and Outreach

Public Relations and Outreach

our achievements

  • Established partnerships with local, state, regional, national, and international organizations to advance conservation and innovation
  • Conducted innovative pilot projects to evaluate and implement cutting-edge conservation-driven technology
  • Secured over $20,000,000 in funding through national and state conservation initiatives since 2004  
  • Assisted with conservation implementation on hundres of thousands of acres on a regional scale
  • Sponsored multiple conservation education events and projects in local communities 

Learn more about our projects


Annual Reports

July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016

Click on the image above to view our annual report for fiscal year 2016. 

Click on the image above to view our annual report for fiscal year 2016. 

July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015

Harnessing conservation, partnership, and innovation, the Flint River Soil and Water Conservation District worked diligently toward conservation goals in 2014-2015, which are detailed in this year's annual report. Click on the image to the right or the link below to see highlights of the District's work in natural resource conservation, conservation education, and outreach. 

2014 - 2015 Annual Report 

 

 

Photographs courtesy of Calvin Perry, Mark Godfrey/TNC, and Bridget Besaw/TNC