Collaboration and Support


The NHACD:

  • Provides a medium through which Districts meet, exchange ideas, work cooperatively on common challenges and objectives, and reach consensus on courses of action.

  • Develops resolutions outlining its position and presents them at local and national meetings.

  • Cooperates with the State Conservation Committee in coordinating its activities among Districts.

  • Promotes an understanding and acceptance of soil and water conservation in elementary, secondary, and post-secondary school curricula.

  • Informs state and federal legislators of the objectives and needs of Conservation Districts and necessary legislation.

  • Assists Districts in developing guidelines for assistance and priorities to the many and diverse cooperators and others requesting support.

  • Works through sub-committees to study conservation challenges and provides support to Districts who implement solutions.




Initiatives and Programs

The NHACD:

  • Promotes and conducts the annual Envirothon for New Hampshire high-school students.

  • Monitors and advocates legislation that supports conservation principles.

  • Designs and conducts practical education workshops on topics such as flood mitigation and nonpoint source pollution prevention.

  • Identifies and designs grant programs to support District initiatives.

  • Hosts semi-annual meetings to provide a forum for Districts and facilitate collaboration among other conservation groups.

  • Actively represents the New Hampshire at the national level through participation in the National Association of Conservation Districts meetings and initiatives.

  • Conducts the annual Soil Judging competition.

  • Implements strategic objectives through collaborative projects and capacity-building.

Conserving, protecting, and promoting responsible use of
New Hampshire's resources since 1946.
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