Chowan Soil and Water Conservation District

The Chowan Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is a non-profit subdivision of the State of North Carolina and is charged by state law with the responsibility of promoting conservation and coordinating all the resource activities within Chowan County. The Board of Supervisors are elected officials and have the responsibility of carrying out the NC Agriculture Cost-Share Program that was set up by the General Assembly in 1985 to address non-point source pollution. Here are a few of the programs and types of assistance offered by the district:


  • NC Agriculture Cost-Share Program (NCACSP)
  • Conservation Poster and Essay Contests
  • Environmental Awareness Field Days
  • Forestry and Land Judging (soils) Contests
  • High School Envirothon Competition
  • Forestry Incentive Program (FIP)
  • Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)
  • Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)
  • Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)
  • Drainage and Flood Prevention Assistance
  • Chowan County Soil Surveys
  • Environmental Education Programs and Workshops
  • Resource Conservation Workshop


Contact Chowan Soil and Water Conservation District

Scott Alons
District Technician
730 North Granville Street
Chowan Agriculture Building, Suite B
Hertford, North Carolina  27944-0000
Phone: (252) 482-4127 ext. 3


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Perquimans County, North Carolina

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