Mercer County SCD

The Mercer County Soil Conservation District (MCSCD) was officially incorporated in April, 1959. Today, the MCSCD is one of 15 Soil Conservation Districts in New Jersey, operating under the State Soil Conservation Committee of the New Jersey Department of Agriculture. The MCSCD is staffed by Resource Specialists and a licensed Professional Engineer. Policies and performance guidelines are set by a Board of five supervisors.

In the beginning, the MCSCD provided technical assistance primarily to the agricultural community. Today, our focus has expanded to also address the impacts of urbanization and development in New Jersey. In 1976 the Districts were mandated to administer the Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Act as a means to prevent soil erosion on construction sites, reduce nonpoint source pollution and enhance water quality.

As a member of the New Jersey Conservation Partnership, our mission is to provide leadership in the planning and implementation of natural resource management programs for the agricultural and development communities and the general public through a locally based delivery system in coordination with local, state and federal partners.

We also provide a wide range of education services to residents of Mercer County and help administer the NJ Conservation Assistance Program.

Contact Mercer County SCD

Contact Mercer County SCD

Linda Sandusky
Office Administrator
508 Hughes Drive
Hamilton Square, New Jersey  08690-1329
Phone: (609) 586-9603
Fax: (609)586-1117


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Mercer County, New Jersey