Wood River Soil and Water Conservation Districtupdated: June 2015

Mission of the Wood River Soil and Water Conservation District: To Inform and Educate landowners of practices that will enhance water quality, reduce soil erosion, protect riparian areas and wildlife.

Natural Resource Priorities and Goals:
1. Water Quality –To reduce sediment and phosphorus runoff into the Big Wood River by converting from surface to sprinkler irrigation.
2. Pasture & Hayland - Implement 700 Creek Drainage WQPA.
3. Animal Waste Management – To Increase the knowledge base of landowner’s and seek alternative systems to management with other land applications.
4. Water Resource- To seek installation of delivery system while conserving our water resources.
5. Rangeland – To increase the forage production and utilization in Rangeland.
6. Information & Education -

Contact Wood River Soil and Water Conservation District

Barbara Messick
Administrative Assistant
215 West Front St.
PO Box 398
Shoshone, Idaho  83352-0398
Phone: (208) 886-2258 x101
Fax: (208) 886-2370


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Lincoln County, Idaho

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