Conservation Planning

Conservation planning is a natural resource problem-solving and management process. The process integrates ecological (natural resource), economic, and social considerations to meet private and public needs. This approach, which emphasizes identifying desired future conditions, improves natural resource management, minimizes conflict, and addresses problems and opportunities.


Marion SWCD offers teachers numerous opportunities to choose from. Funding is available to help teachers/schools with transportation and materials costs for field trips, soil conservation and water quality education.


The Marion SWCD provides access to several local programs to provide technical and financial assistance for conservation work. For more information on the grant programs, contact (503) 391-9927 or email [email protected]

For More Information, please call 503-391-9927 or email [email protected]

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