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Local SWCDs participate in water quality monitoring projects. Photo: USDA-NRCS

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County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) Offices Contact Information County Water Quality Coordinating Committee (WQCC) Contact
Albany County SWCD
District Formed:
May 15, 1945
Address: Box 497
24 Martin Road
Voorheesville, NY 12186
Phone: (518) 765-7923
Fax: (518) 765-2490
Email: susan.lewis@ny.nacdnet.net
Web: www.albanycounty.com/swcd
WQCC Contact
Gerard Chartier,
USDA Farm Service Agency
(518) 768-2177
Allegany County SWCD
District Formed:
November 19, 1941
Address: 5390 County Rd. 48, Lot A
Belmont, NY 14813
Phone: (585) 268-5840
Fax: (585) 268-7224
Email: allegany.swcd@alleganyctyswcd.org
Web: http://alleganyctyswcd.org
WQCC Contact
Scott Torrey
Exec. Director
Broome County SWCD
District Formed:
July 11, 1944
Address: 1163 Front Street
Binghamton, NY 13905
Phone: (607) 724-9268
Fax: (607) 723-1015
Email: obroomecountys@stny.rr.com
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Charles McElwee
Executive Director
Cattaraugus County SWCD
District Formed:
April 24, 1941
Address: 8 Martha Street, PO Box 1765
Ellicottville, NY 14731
Phone: (716) 699-2326/2327
Fax: (716) 699-5506
Email: briandavis47@hotmail.com
WQCC Contact
Brian Davis
Dist. Field Mgr.
Cayuga County SWCD
District Formed:
August 8, 1944
Address: 7413 County House Road
Auburn, NY 13021
Phone: (315) 252-4171/0793, ext 3
Fax: (315) 252-1900
Email: cayugaswcd@cayugaswcd.org
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Chautauqua County SWCD
District Formed:
December 8, 1944
Address: 222 Fluvanna Ave., Suite 600
Jamestown, NY 14701
Phone: (716) 664-2351 Ext. 5
Fax: (716) 483-0773
Email: chaut-co@soilwater.org
WQCC Contact
Dave Wilson
Technician
Chemung County SWCD
District Formed:
March 12, 1956
Address: 851 Chemung St.
Horseheads, NY 14845
Phone: (607) 739-2009/4392
Fax: (607) 739-4392
Email: karentillotson@stny.rr.com
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Mark Watts
Dist. Mgr.
Chenango County SWCD
District Formed:
October 14, 1940
Address: 99 North Broad St
Norwich, NY 13815-1388
Phone: (607) 334-4632/8634 Ext. 3
Fax: (607) 336-2918
Email: vicki.reynolds@frontiernet.net
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Robert DeClue
Dist. Planner
Clinton County SWCD
District Formed:
December 1, 1949
Address: 6064 Route22
Suite 1
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Phone: (518) 561-4616 ext.3
Fax: (518) 563-5211
Email: nate.grue@ny.nacdnet.net
WQCC Contact
John Kanoza,
Clinton Co. Environmental Health Dept.
137 Margaret St.
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Columbia County SWCD
District Formed:
October 13, 1954
Address: 1024 Route 66
Ghent, NY 12075-3200
Phone: (518) 828-4386/4385 ext.3
Fax: (518) 822-0219
Email: laura.sager@ccswcd.org
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Laura Sager
Exec. Director
Cortland County SWCD
District Formed:
May 1, 1946
Address: 100 Grange Place, Room 202
Cortland, NY 13045
Phone:(607) 756-5991 ext.3
Fax: (607) 756-0029
Email: amanda.barber@cortlandswcd.org
Web: www.cortlandcountyswcd.org
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Amanda Barber
Dist. Mgr.
Delaware County SWCD
District Formed:
November 18, 1946
Address: 44 West Street, Suite 1
Walton, NY 13856
Phone: (607) 865-7161/7162
Fax: (607) 865-5535
Email: rick-weidenbach@dcswcd.org
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Karen Clifford
Spec. Progs. Tech.
Dutchess County SWCD
District Formed:
March 8, 1945
Address: 2715 Route 44, Suite 3
Millbrook, NY 12545
Phone: (845) 677-8011/8199 ext.3
Fax: (845) 677-8354
Email: brian.scoralick@ny.nacdnet.net
Web: www.dutchessswcd.org
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Brian Scoralick
Dist. Field Manager
Erie County SWCD
District Formed:
January 1, 1943
Address: 50 Commerce Way
East Aurora, NY 14052-2185
Phone: (716) 652-8480/8830, Ext. 5
Fax: (716) 652-8506
Email: mark.gaston@ny.nacdnet.net
Web: www.ecswcd.org
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Mark Gaston
Field Manager
Essex County SWCD
District Formed:
June 7, 1965
Address: Cornell Cooperative Extension Center , 3 Sisco Street. P.O. Box 407, Westport ,NY 12993
Phone: (518) 962-8225
Fax: (518) 962-4002
Email: essexswcd@westelcom.com
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David Reckahn
Dist. Office Mgr.
Franklin County SWCD
District Formed:
July 4, 1953
Address:151 Finney Blvd
Malone, NY 12953-9622
Phone: (518) 483-4061 Ext. 5
Fax: (518) 483-1682
Email: fcswcd@fcswcd.org
Web: http://fcswcd.org
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Chastity Miller
Dist. Field Mgr.
Fulton County SWCD
District Formed:
June 22, 1947
Address: 113 Hales Mills Road
Johnstown, NY 12095-9742
Phone: (518) 762-0077 Ext. 3
Fax: (518) 762-7020
Email: Hollenbeck11@live.com
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John Persch
Dist. Field Mgr.
Genesee County SWCD
District Formed:
October 16, 1944
Address: USDA Center
29 Liberty St., Suite #3
Batavia, NY 14020
Phone: (585) 343-2362
Fax: (585) 345-1815
Email: george.squires@ny.nacdnet.net
Web: www.co.genesee.ny.us
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George Squires
Dist. Mgr.
Greene County SWCD
District Formed:
November 10, 1961
Address: 907 County Office Bldg.
Cairo, NY 12413-2868
Phone: (518) 622-3620
Fax: (518) 622-0344
Email: jeff@gcswcd.com
Web: www.gcswcd.com
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Jeff Flack
Exec. Director
Hamilton County SWCD
District Formed:
February 4, 1965
Address: Box 166 Rt 8
Lake Pleasant, NY 12108-0166
Phone: (518) 548-3991
Fax: (518) 548-5602
Email: hcswcd@frontiernet.net
Web: www.hamiltoncountyswcd.com
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Elizabeth Mangle
Dist. Mgr.
Herkimer County SWCD
District Formed:
January 3, 1949
Address: 5653 State Route 5
Herkimer, NY 13350
Phone: (315) 866-2520 ext.3
Fax: (315) 866-8870
Email: deb.michael@twcny.rr.com
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Ted Teletnick
Dist. Field Mgr.
Jefferson County SWCD
District Formed:
May 7, 1956
Address: PO Box 139, 21168 NYS Rt. 232
Watertown, NY 13601
Phone: (315) 782-2749 or 786-0486
Fax: (315) 782-3054
Email: cwatkins@centralny.twcbc.com
Web: www.jeffersoncountyswcd.org
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Christine Watkins
Exec. Director
Lewis County SWCD
District Formed:
January 8, 1946
Address: 5274 Outer Stowe Street, Suite 1
Lowville, New York 13367
Phone: (315) 376-6122
Fax: (315) 376-8717
Email: nbillhardt@lewiscountyny.org
Web: www.lewiscountysoilandwater.com
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Nichelle Billhardt
Dist. Manager
Livingston County SWCD
District Formed:
March 9, 1942
Address:11 Megan Drive, Suite 2
Geneseo, NY 14454
Phone: (585) 243-0043
Fax: (585) 243-0071
Email: robert.stryker@ny.nacdnet.net
WQCC Contact
Jon P. White,
11 Megan Dr.
Geneseo, NY 14454
Madison County SWCD
District Formed:
December 4, 1940
Address:USDA Service Center
6503 Wes Rd.
Hamilton, NY 13346
Phone: (315) 824-9849 or 9073
Fax: (315) 824-9629
Email: patricia-casler@verizon.net
WQCC Contact
Scott Ingmire,
Madison County Planning Dept
PO Box 606
Wampsville, NY 13163
Monroe County SWCD
District Formed:
June 11, 1953
Address: 145 Paul Road, Building #5
Rochester, NY 14624
Phone: (585) 753-7380
Fax: (585) 753-7374
Email: kellyemerick@monroecounty.gov
Web: www.monroecountyswcd.org
WQCC Contact
Kelly Emerick,
Executive Director
Montgomery County SWCD
District Formed:
November 12, 1946
Address: 4001 ST. HWY 5S
Fultonville, NY 12072-1721
Phone: (518) 853-4015
Fax: (518) 853-3294
Email: corey.nellis@ny.nacdnet.net
Web: www.montgomerycountyny-swcd.org
WQCC Contact
Christine Saeli,
Resource Conservation Specialist
Nassau County SWCD
District Formed:
May, 1977
Address: Malcolm House
5 Old Jericho Turnpike
Jericho, NY 11753
Phone: (516) 364-5860
Fax: (516) 364-5861
Email: nassauswcd@optonline.net
WQCC Contact
Brian Zimmerman
District Manager
New York City SWCD
District Formed:
July 25, 1990
Address: 121 Sixth Ave., Suite 501
New York, NY 10013
Phone: (212) 431-9676
Fax: (212) 431-9783
Email: info@nycswcd.net
 
Niagara County SWCD
District Formed:
November 3, 1954
Address: USDA Service Center
4487 Lake Avenue
Lockport, NY 14094
Phone: (716) 434-4949; Ext. 4
Fax: (716) 433-1070
Email: mark.seider@ny.nacdnet.net
WQCC Contact
Mark Seider
District Engineer
Oneida County SWCD
District Formed:
December 6, 1940
Address: USDA Service Center
121 Second Street, Room E
Room 204
Oriskany, NY 13424
Phone: (315) 736-3334/3335
Fax: (315) 736-9547
Email: kevin-lewis@oneidaswcd.org

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Kevin Lewis
Exec. Dir.
Onondaga County SWCD
District Formed:
March 6, 1944
Address: 6680 Onondaga Lk. Parkway
Liverpool, NY 13088
Phone: (315) 457-0325
Fax: (315) 457-0410
Email: info@ocswcd.org
Web: www.ocswcd.org
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Mark Burger
Dist. Exec. Dir.
Ontario County SWCD
District Formed:
December 27, 1940
Address: 480 North Main St.
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Phone: (585) 396-1450/1455
Fax: (585) 396-0137
Email: ontswcd@rochester.rr.com
Web: www.ontswcd.com
WQCC Contact
Patrick J. Emerick
District Manager
Orange County SWCD
District Formed:
May 13, 1966
Address: 225 Dolson Avenue, Suite 103
Middletown, NY 10940
Phone: (845) 343-1873
Fax: (845) 344-1341
Email: kevin.sumner@ocsoil.org
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Kevin Sumner
District Manager
Orleans County SWCD
District Formed:
November 30,1944
Address: 446 West Avenue
Albion, NY 14411-1589
Phone: (585) 589-5959/6504
Fax: (585) 589-7709
Email: dennis.kirby@ny.nacdnet.net
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Dennis Kirby
District Manager
Oswego County SWCD
District Formed:
October 4, 1945
Address: 3105 State Route 3
Fulton, NY 13069
Phone: (315) 592-9663
Fax: (315) 592-9595
Email: information@oswegosoilandwater.com
Web: www.oswegosoilandwater.com
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John DeHollander
Dist. Mgr.
Otsego County SWCD
District Formed:
June 15, 1944
Address: 967 County HWY 33
Cooperstown, NY 13326
Phone: (607) 547-8337, Ext. 4
Fax: (607) 547-8814
Email: Blanche_13335@yahoo.com
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Scott Fickbohm
Dist. Mgr.
Putnam County SWCD
District Formed:
June 7, 1967
Address: 841 Fair Street
Carmel, NY 10512
Phone: (845) 878-7918
Fax: (845) 808-1948
Email: lauri.taylor@putnamcountyny.gov
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Lauri Taylor
Dist. Mgr.
Rensselaer County SWCD
District Formed:
September 12, 1949
Address: County Ag. & Life Sciences Bldg.
61 State Street
Troy, NY 12180-3496
Phone: (518) 271-1740/1764
Fax: (518) 271-1806
Email: tom.sanford@ny.nacdnet.net
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Tom Sanford
Dist. Mgr.
Rockland County SWCD
District Formed:
March 2, 1965
Address: 50 Sanitorium Road
Bldg. K
Pomona, NY 10970
Phone: (845) 364-2670
Fax: (845) 364-2671
Email: beersa@co.rockland.ny.us
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Mary Hegarty
District Manager
St. Lawrence County SWCD
District Formed:
January 21, 1957
Address: 1942 Old DeKalb Rd.
Canton, NY 13617-3134
Phone: (315) 386-3582/2401, Ext 3
Fax: (315) 386-1740
Email: conservation@slcswcd.org
Web: www.slcswcd.org
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Dawn Howard
Dist. Mgr.
Saratoga County SWCD
District Formed:
April 14, 1947
Address: 50 West High St.
Bldg. #5
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Phone: (518) 885-6900, Ext. 3
Fax: (518) 885-3116
Email: dustinlewissaratogaswcd@gmail.com
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Dustin Lewis
Dist. Field Mgr.
Schenectady County SWCD
District Formed:
July 16, 1946
Address: 24 Hetcheltown Road
Glenville, NY 12302
Phone: (518) 399-6980/5040
Fax: (518) 399-5040
Email: sswcd@nycap.rr.com
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Paula Schaeffer
Administrative Assistant
Schoharie County SWCD
District Formed:
July 31, 1940
Address:108 Holiday Way, Suite 2
Schoharie, NY  12157-5206
Phone: (518) 295-8811/8600
Fax: (518) 295-8620
Email: district@schohariesoilandwater.org
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Stephen Hoerz
Dist. Mgr.
Schuyler County SWCD
District Formed:
October 7, 1940
Address Mailing: PO Box 326
Montour Falls, NY 14864
Address Location: 2400 Meads Hill Rd.
Watkins Glen, NY 14891
Phone: (607) 535-9650
Fax: (607) 535-3011
Email: jerryverrigni@hotmail.com
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Jerry Verrigni
District Manager
Seneca County SWCD
District Formed:
December 27, 1940
Address: 2041 US Route 20, Suite #2
Seneca Falls, NY 13148
Phone: (315) 568-4366/6346 Ext. 4
Fax: (315) 568-2414
Email: james.malyj@ny.nacdnet.net
Web: www.senecacountyswcd.org
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James Malyj
District Manager
Steuben County SWCD
District Formed:
April 8, 1946
Address: USDA Service Center
415 West Morris Street
Bath, NY 14810
Phone: (607) 776-7398, Ext.3
Fax: (607) 776-7487
Email: jgparker@stny.rr.com
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Jeffrey Parker
Dist. Mgr.
Suffolk County SWCD
District Formed:
May 4, 1964
Address: 423 Griffing Avenue, Suite 110
Riverhead, NY 11901
Phone: (631) 727-2315, Ext. 3
Fax: (631) 727-3160
Email: paul.tenyenhuis@suffolkcountyny.gov
Web: www.suffolkcountyny.gov/departments/
soilwaterconservationdistrict.aspx

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Paul TeNyenhuis
Dist. Mgr.
Sullivan County SWCD
District Formed:
January 15, 1966
Address: 64 Ferndale-Loomis Rd.
Liberty, NY 12754
Phone: (845) 292-6552, Ext. 101
Fax: (845) 295-9073
Email: brianbrustman@liberty.twcbc.com
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Brian Brustman
Dist. Mgr.
Tioga County SWCD
District Formed:
November 27, 1944
Address:183 Corporate Drive,
Owego, NY 13827
Phone: (607) 687-3553/2240
Fax: (607) 687-9440
Email: tcswcd@co.tioga.ny.us | WalshW@co.tioga.ny.us
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Wendy Walsh
Dist. Mgr.
Tompkins County SWCD
District Formed:
May 8, 1944
Address:170 Bostwick Road
Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: (607) 257-2340
Fax: (607) 257-7896
Email: jonnegley@tcswcd.org
Web: www.tcswcd.org
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Jon Negley
District Director
Ulster County SWCD
District Formed:
April 8, 1965
Address:Times Square Office Park 652 Route 299, Suite 103
Highland, NY 12528
Phone: (845) 883-7162 ext.5
Fax: (845) 883-7184
Email: gary.capella@ny.nacdnet.net
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Gary Capella
Exec. Dir.
Warren County SWCD
District Formed:
January 9, 1956
Address:394 Schroon River Road
Warrensburg, NY 12885
Phone: (518) 623-3119
Fax: (518) 623-3519
Email: district@nycap.rr.com | jim99@nycap.rr.com
Web: www.warrenswcd.org
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Jim Lieberum
District Manager
Washington County SWCD
District Formed:
October 16, 1945
Address: USDA Service Center
2530 State Route 40
Greenwich, NY 12834-9627
Phone: (518) 692-9940 ext.3
Fax: (518) 692-9942
Email: lori.sheehan@ny.nacdnet.net
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Joseph Driscoll
Dist. Mgr.
Wayne County SWCD
District Formed:
February 21, 1944
Address: 10 Leach Road
Lyons, NY 14489-9798
Phone: (315) 946-4136/4137
Fax: (315) 946-4136
Email: wayneSWCD1@rochester.rr.com
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Scott DeRue
District Technician
Westchester County SWCD
District Formed:
February 27, 1967
Address: 148 Martine Ave.
Room 432
White Plains, NY 10601-4704
Phone: (914) 995-4407/4423
Fax: (914) 995-3780
Email: rrd1@westchestergov.com
Web: www.westchestergov.com/soilwater
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Robert Doscher
Dist. Mgr.
Wyoming County SWCD
District Formed:
November 23, 1940
Address: 31 Duncan St.
Warsaw, NY 14569
Phone: (585) 786-5070
Fax: (585) 786-0381
Email: wcswcd@frontiernet.net
Web: www.wcswcd.org
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Greg McKurth
Dist. Mgr.
Yates County SWCD
District Formed:
September 30, 1940
Address: 417 Liberty Street., Suite 1034
Penn Yan, NY 14527
Phone: (315) 536-5188
Fax: (315) 536-5136
Email: ycswcd@rochester.twcbc.com
Web: yatescounty.org
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James Balyszak
District Manager