Puerto Rico Association of Soil Cconservation Districts

The Conservation Districts in Puerto Rico were created in 1947 by authorization of the 1946 Soil & Water Conservation Districts of Puerto Rico, Act 211, which established the State Conservation Committee. The State Conservation Committee to regulates the Districts on the island and is chaired by the Puerto Rico Secretary of Agriculture, and includes the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS, formerly the Soil Conservation Service) Director, the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) Cooperative Extension Service Dean, the Puerto Rico Agricultural Experiment Station Director, and five (5) farmers or ranchers, two of which must be District supervisors. The Committee also has an Executive Secretary in charge of the administrative procedures.


Contact Puerto Rico Association of Soil Cconservation Districts


Contact Puerto Rico Association of Soil Cconservation Districts

Fernando Arroyo
Assistant State Conservationist
654 Muñoz Rivera Ave.
Hato Rey, Puerto Rico  00918-4123
Phone: (787) 766-5064

 

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