About the Baltimore County Soil Conservation District

Mission

The mission of the Baltimore County Soil Conservation District is to promote practical and effective soil, water and related natural resources programs to all citizens in a timely fashion on a voluntary basis through leadership, education and cooperation.

History

In the 1930s poor farming practices were destroying valuable topsoil which nature had taken thousands of years to produce.   In 1937, in an effort to address this problem,

President Franklin D. Roosevelt recommended that all states establish soil and water conservation districts. 

Maryland passed its Soil Conservation District law in June of 1937 and by December of 1944 the Baltimore County Soil Conservation District (BCSCD) was officially incorporated.

In the beginning, the BCSCD provided technical assistance primarily to the agricultural community.   Today, our focus has expanded to also address the impacts of development and urbanization in the County. 

Board Meetings

2020 Meeting Notices

  • January Board Meeting – Tuesday , January  21, 8:00 a.m., District Conference Room

  • February Board Meeting – Tuesday, February 18, 8:00 a.m., District Conference Room

  • March Board Meeting – Tuesday, March 17, 8:00 a.m., District Conference Room

  • April Board Meeting – CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

  • May Board Meeting – TO BE HELD VIA TELECONFERENCE TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2020 AT 8:00 AM ((Please call District office at (410) 527-5920, ext. 3 for call-in information))

  • June Board Meeting – Tuesday, June 16, 8:00 a.m., District Conference Room

  • July Board Meeting – Tuesday, July 21, 8:00 a.m., District Conference Room

  • August Board Meeting – Tuesday, August 18, 8:00a.m., District Conference Room

  • September Board Meeting – Tuesday, September 15, 8:00 a.m., District Conference Room

  • October Board Meeting – Tuesday, October 20, 8:00 a.m., District Conference Room

  • November Board Meeting – Tuesday, November 17, 8:00 a.m., District Conference Room

  • December Board Meeting – Tuesday, December 15, 8:00 a.m., District Conference Room

 

 

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1114 Shawan Road, Suite 4

Cockeysville, Maryland 21030

Phone (410) 527-5920