Sanborn County Conservation District

South Dakota's conservation districts coordinate assistance from all available resources—public and private, local, state, and federal—in an effort to develop locally led solutions to natural resource concerns. Organized over 75 years ago, each of the state's 69 districts is governed by a board of five supervisors who are elected by the public. They are similar to other local units of government such as school boards or counties.  In South Dakota, conservation districts are a sub-division of state government.

How do conservation districts benefit you?

  • They provide local conservation leadership, teach the value of natural resources and encourage conservation efforts.
  • They implement conservation practices that maintain the health of our air, land, water, plants and animals.
  • They conserve and restore wetlands that purify water and provide habitat for birds, fish and numerous other animals.
  • They protect groundwater resources that provide much of South Dakota's drinking water.
  • They plant trees and other land covers, and encourage others to do so, to prevent soil erosion, protect air quality, provide cover for wildlife and beautify neighborhoods.

Contact Sanborn County Conservation District

Sherri Hanson
203 West 7th Street
Suite 200
Woonsocket, South Dakota  57385-2195
Phone: (605) 796-4476
Fax: (605) 796-4388


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Sanborn County, South Dakota

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