Useful Resources

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Conservation Tools & References

Planning, Engineering, and Design Tools for Conservation Professionals

Get acquainted with all the manuals and references you'll be using in your conservation career.


NYSCDEA Request for Reimbursement Form

NYS ESCCP Fillable Reimbursement Form

More Resources

Certified Trainers for the NYS DEC Endorsed 4 Hour Erosion & Sediment Control Course

4-Hour ESC Trainer Requirements

CDEA Professional Talent Pool

NYSCDEA By-Laws and Policy Manual

The Empire Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) has 2 publications available for purchase:

  1.  New York Contractors Erosion And Sediment Control Field Notebook (3rd Edition, 2013)
  2.  New York State Stormwater Management Design Manual ​(January 2015 Update)

Visit SWCS on the web to purchase:


Environmental Education Foundation of Soil and Water Conservation in NYS

International Erosion Control Association

National Association of Conservation Districts

National Conservation District Employees Association

Natural Resources Conservation Service New York

New York Association of Conservation Districts

New York State Envirothon

Northeast Association of Conservation District Employees
NYS Representative:  Jeff Parker, Steuben County SWCD, 607-776-7398 Ext 3

NYS Department of Agriculture & Markets

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

NYS Soil and Water Conservation Committee

Soil and Water Conservation Society

United States Army Corps of Engineers

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Educational Resources (For Youth)

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