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COUNTY'S RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

ATTENTION! Durham County Government is closing most offices to the public effective Monday, March 23, 2020. To read the detailed release about the closing, visit our news section at dconc.gov or Click here to access updates regarding our response to the Coronavirus

 

DURHAM SOIL & WATER'S RESPONSE TO COVID-19

The Soil and Water Department is currently working remotely under regular business hours, from 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m (Monday-Friday). However, offices are closed to the public due to COVID-19. Presently staff is continuing to administer District programs, making site visits (by appointment only), and returning phone calls/emails as requested. For assistance requests, please call 919-560-0558, 984-260-5969, or email eculberson@dconc.gov.

 

Eddie Culberson, Director
201 E. Main Street

5th floor
Durham, NC 27701
Phone: 919-560-0558
FAX: 919-328-6192

Hours: 7:00 AM-5:00 PM

           (Monday-Friday)

Mission Statement
To conserve, enhance and promote the natural resources of Durham County by providing technical assistance, environmental education information and economic incentives to County citizens and by exhibiting a diversified program to meet its changing needs.

The District is a governmental subdivision of the State; a public body organized in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 139 of the General Statutes of North Carolina and is subject to the powers and restrictions as outlined in G. S. 139.
Under this law, the District has the responsibility of conserving soil, water, and related natural resources within the District boundary. The District board is made up of five Supervisors (two appointed and three elected and six Associate Supervisors).

 

Vision Statement
To address all natural resources on every acre in Durham County in a way that will benefit the environment, wildlife, its people, and the natural resources themselves, plus produce an environmentally conscious group of citizens who will set a trend of conserving, enhancing and promoting our natural resource base. 

2020 Durham Soil and Water Conservation District Board Meeting dates

All Durham SWCD meetings will be held on the First Monday of the month at 5:30 pm in the Soil and Water Conference Room (201 E Main St., floor 5, Durham, NC 27701) unless otherwise indicated below:

Monday, September 14, 2020, at 5:30 p.m. (second Monday of the month)

Next meeting: Monday, June 1, 2020 (Zoom meeting)

Topic: Durham Soil and Water Conservation District Board Meeting
Time: Jun 1, 2020 05:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83746181511

Meeting ID: 837 4618 1511 or  Dial in number: 1-646-558-8656    

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Farmland Protection Advisory Board Meetings

All Farmland Protection Advisory Board meetings are held on the third Thursday of every month unless indicated below (721 Foster St, Durham, NC 27701).  The meetings start at 8:00 am.

Thursday, June 18, 2020 (ZOOM Meeting) at 8:00 a.m.                                                        

Topic: Farmland Protection Advisory Board Meeting                       

Zoom Meeting information will be posted by June 1