Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation Districtlast updated: March 2009

The mission of the Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District is to make available technical, financial, and educational resources and administer programs designed to encourage individual responsibility to conserve, improve, and sustain our soil and water resources for future generations.

Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District offers free technical assistance to landowners in the county with land management, drainage, wetlands, soils information, best management practices and other land resource problems.

The Soil and Water Conservation programs include:

  • Engineering assistance on soil conservation designs and animal operations waste storage and land application.
  • Wildlife Habitat Management information. Ex: pond and wetland construction and maintenance, warm season grasses, etc.
  • Plant identification; provide materials and information for soil sampling and analysis interpretation.
  • Provide technical assistance to landowners in solving soil erosion/drainage problems.
  • Environmental educational programs to schools, civic clubs, churches, etc.
  • Old aerial photos for 1938, 1951, 1956, 1968 and 1982; Flood Plain maps, soils maps and information and topographic maps.
  • Information to general public concerning county, state and federal laws dealing with environmental issues.
  • Technical assistance to other county and state departments. Ex: Forest Service, Solid Waste, Planning, Recreation
  • Administer state cost share program for water quality improvement.
  • Sale erosion control netting, filter cloth, tree seedlings, etc.
  • Provide assistance for implementation of the Farm Bills, requiring all persons receiving USDA benefits to have a conservation plan on all highly erodible land.


Contact Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation District

Contact Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation District

Patty Dellinger
District Program Coordinator
115 West Main Street
Citizens Center
Lincolnton, North Carolina  28092-2601
Phone: (704) 736-8501
Fax: (704) 736-8504


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Lincoln County, North Carolina

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