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Wasco County
Soil and Water Conservation District

What's New
Wasco Co. SWCD
USDA Service Center
2325 River Rd. Ste. 3
The Dalles, OR 97058
Office Hours
Monday thru Friday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Closed Holidays
Ph: 541-296-6178 ext 3
Fax: 541-296-7868
About the photos on this site:
Over the years District and NRCS staff have accumulated quite a few photographs and we'd like to share them with our readers. Sprinkled throughout page headers are old and new images from places within the county. We've even included a page for some photos of interest that will change over time. If you have an image you'd like to share send it to the webmaster at the link at the bottom of the page. Be sure to include credit and a short sentence about the picture!!

Lastly, contact the webmaster for permission to use photo images from this site.
What's Happening
SWCD Monthly Board Meeting
WSC Coordinating Board
First Wednesday of the Month.
3:00 PM
USDA Svc Ctr.
New Watershed Council website:
April 1, 2020
1:00 PM
USDA Service Center
The Dalles
Next Board Meeting
April 1, 2020
photo: Mt. Hood Winter 2018
Contact Us
Privacy Statement
Copyright (C) 2019 Wasco Co. SWCD All Rights Reserved
Wasco County Soil and Water Conservation District (WCSWCD) and its partner, the USDA NRCS prohibit discrimination against employees, partners, and participants for programs, services and employment. WCSWCD and USDA NRCS are Equal Opportunity Employers.
The 2020 Tree Sale How to Order
We are continuing to process tree orders. We will also be taking tree orders by phone and email. We will also be delivering locally.

To learn how to order, get your order delivered and to pay for your order,
please go to the READ MORE link.

The list is available at the link below.
2020 Tree Sale List.pdf (fillable form)
Wasco Co. SWCD Annual Meeting
Due to official directives regarding gatherings, we are canceling our Annual Meeting Dinner and working to find an alternative. The Annual Meeting serves as an official venue to present the District's Annual Report and Audit for the fiscal year just ended to the public. We will post a public announcement as soon as an alternative method is found.
USDA Service Center - NRCS/SWCD/FSA Operations Covid-19 Update
Beginning Monday, March 23, USDA Service Centers will be instituting locked door policies, with no public access to USDA offices. Limited agency staff will be at the office, while the remainder will be deployed on telework. Please call the SWCD/NRCS at 541-296-6178 ext 3 or FSA at 541-298-8559 ext 2 if you need assistance on any conservation programs.

District staff will continue to function within the restrictions imposed by the Governor and USDA. Field visits with limited contact with landowners will continue as will conservation program plans.

Visit our staff page on the Directory tab above for staff emails and phone numbers. Email is currently the most certain contact method.
The meeting will be conducted via teleconference. Details at left
The meeting will be conducted via teleconference. Details will be forthcoming.
About Us
Our Mission: To work cooperatively with others to promote and encourage conservation and wise use of natural resources.
Wasco Co. SWCD Monthly Board Meeting - Update
TELECONFERENCE Due to concerns with COVID-19, the SWCD Board will hold this meeting remotely via teleconference.

If you are interested in "attending" please download the Agenda linked on panel to the right. It has the conference call number and access code to call in on.

Meeting Date: Apr 1, 2020, Time: 1:00 PM
Instructions: At 1:00 dial the number, enter access code when requested, identify yourself when you are connected.