Book Of The Month Program

Lancaster SWCD and Lancaster County Farm Bureau have partner together to sponsor the 13 elementary schools in Lancaster County with this program. A representative from each school receives a book each month along with lesson plans the teachers may use with their students.

Conservation Education Mini Grant

Conservation Education Mini Grant In Memory of Phil Cleveland Deadline 1-4-21

Arbor Day

Due to COVID-19 our Arbor Day Event will be held in April at Buford High School with our Conservation Educator of the Year for 2020.


Check out the information for our poster contest this year. Deadline to turn in entries is 4-16-21.

Glenn Alexander Memorial Scholarship

Glenn Alexander Memorial Scholarship $750 Scholarship For High School Seniors

Bill Ardrey Forestry Scholarship

$750 Bill Ardrey Forestry Scholarship for students who are attending college and majoring in forestry.

Photo Contest

Check out our Conservation Photo Contest information. Deadline is 4-16-21

Table Top Rainfall Simulator --learn about soil erosion and water quality contact us to set up this at your next event

Essay Contest

Check out our Conservation Essay Contest information Deadline 4-16-21


Contact us to set up a presentation of the EnviroScape at your school.

Envirothon Team - Buford High School

If you would like to have a team and participate in this event please contact us.

Learning About Soils

Contact us if you would like for us to make a soils presentation at your school.


Officials Of The Lancaster Soil and Water Conservation District:

Joe Ghent, Chairman
Gary Moore, Vice Chairman
Diane Estridge, Secretary/ Treasurer 

Troy Helms

Brandan Craig
William "Bill" Ardrey, Commissioner Emeritus

Lancaster Soil and Water Conservation District Personnel:
Amanda Roberts, District Manager

USDA-NRCS Personnel:

Chesterfield Office Number: 843-623-2185 x 3

Daniel Griffin, District Conservationist Lancaster and Chesterfield Counties

Sue Griggs, Soil Conservationist Lancaster and Chesterfield Counties

Dan Schultz, Soil Conservation Technician Lancaster and Chesterfield Counties


Lancaster Soil and Water Conservation District Board

Cane Creek and Little Lynches Watershed Boards

T: 803-286-4455 x 100

F: 1-855-589-9004


Mailing Address: PO Box 2274

Lancaster, SC 29721

Office Location: 1771 Hwy 521 Bypass South in Lancaster, SC.

-on the hill across from Fastenal

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Essay Contest

Check out our Conservation Essay Contest information Deadline 4-16-21

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