New Hanover Soil & Water Conservation District

We are here to serve the community in several ways: to bring environmental education to any interested class, group or organization, to assist public and private land owners with storm-water management, and to aid the community in open lands preservation and conservation.

To learn more about your District click to download our informational brochure, then click here to read our mission statement and learn more about Soil & Water Conservation District history and your local Board of Supervisors.

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Upcoming Events

Apr
27
Tue
Webinar: Nature-Based Stormwater Solutions in Urban Areas
Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

NATURE-BASED SOLUTIONS IN URBAN AREAS

When: April 27, 2021

Time: 12:00-12:45

Pre-Registration Required: https://forms.gle/tsVqaFRkLUQMm23p6 

Description: Hunter Freeman and Daniel Weibke (McAdams) will showcase nature-based solutions that deliver triple bottom line benefits to developers, regulators, and residents. They will discuss how SCM design elements can be adapted to fit within the urban form and how collaboration between researchers, regulatory agencies, environmental non-profits, and the design community can be leveraged to deliver sustainable projects to serve the increasing demand for housing and commercial space in North Carolina.

May
27
Thu
Webinar: Putting the Green in Green Infrastructure
May 27 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

PUTTING THE “GREEN” IN GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE

When: May 27, 2021

Time: 12:00-12:45

Pre-Registration Required: https://forms.gle/tsVqaFRkLUQMm23p6 

Description: Shannon Currey (Hoffman Nursery) and Debbie Hamrick (NC Farm Bureau) will make the case for plants being a priority in stormwater control features. It will include an overview of the benefits of plants in stormwater design, how to work with the green industry for success, and match up plants with their specific benefits. Presenters will share a list of resources stormwater practitioners can use to incorporate more plants into their work.

Soil and Water Conservation: 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 100 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7130 • Fax 910-798-7282
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