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Henderson County Soil & Water Conservation District

61 Triple Springs Road, Hendersonville NC 28792 | (828) 697-4949

Henderson County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) works with federal, state and local offices to provide educational, technical and financial assistance to conserve soil, improve water quality and enhance the natural resources of Henderson County.

Essential department functions include assisting local farmers with soil and water conservation via conservation plan design and best management practices to keep soil in the fields and out of waterways, helping with conserving and restoring wetlands to purify water and provide habitat for wildlife, planting trees and grass to hold soil in place, and assisting developers and homeowners to manage the land in an environmentally-friendly way.

61 Triple Springs Road
Hendersonville , NC 28792
Phone: (828) 697-4949; Fax: (828) 693-5832

Directions to office: From I-26, take Bat Cave exit 49A to 64 East, also called Four Seasons Blvd. Take a left at first traffic light onto Francis Road. Follow Francis Road around curve, past Bon Worth. Take a left downhill at High Country Lane, a left onto Triple Springs Road, and follow signs to USDA Service Center.

Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors:

The Henderson County Soil & Water Conservation District is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors. Three members are elected by the citizens of Henderson County and two are appointed by the state of North Carolina.

Drew Brannon, Chairman
Greg Hoyt, Vice-Chairman
Wayne Carland, Treasurer
Danny McConnell, Secretary
Jerred Nix, Member

Soil & Water Conservation District staff:

Jonathan Wallin, District Director/Conservationist
April Hoyt, Soil Conservationist/Education Coordinator

Betsy Gerwig, Conservation Engineer

Emily Pohlman, District Conservationist

Caroline Wicker, Administrative Assistant

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