Since 1939, the Flint River Soil and Water Conservation District has enhanced the conservation of soil, water, and natural resources in southwest Georgia.
To further the conservation, restoration, and protection of natural resources and maintain sustainable agricultural production in the Lower Flint River Basin.
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
Spearheaded an urban agriculture conservation program in Albany, Georgia that has transformed into an impactful community organization
Secured over $22,000,000 in targeted funding through national and state conservation initiatives since 2004
Assisted with conservation implementation on hundreds of thousands of acres spanning Georgia, Florida, and Alabama
Sponsored multiple conservation education events and projects in local communities
Directed millions of dollars in Farm Bill program funding to local farmers and landowners to implement conservation
Photographs courtesy of Steve Golladay, Abby Davis, Calvin Perry, and Casey Cox.