Soil & Water Conservation District


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Eddie Culberson, Director
721 Foster Street
Durham, NC 27701
Phone: 919-560-0558
FAX: 919-328-6192

Hours: 7:00 AM-5:00 PM

Mission Statement

To conserve, enhance and promote the natural resources of Durham County by providing technical assistance, environmental education information and economic incentives to County citizens and by exhibiting a diversified program to meet its changing needs.

The District is a governmental subdivision of the State; a public body organized in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 139 of the General Statutes of North Carolina and is subject to the powers and restrictions as set forth in G. S. 139.
Under this law the District has the responsibility of conserving soil, water, and related natural resources within the District boundary. The District board is made up of five Supervisors (two appointed and three elected and three Associate Supervisors).


The Board meets on the First Monday of every month at 5:30 P.M. at 721 Foster Street, Durham, NC 27701 (2nd floor conference room). Exception: The board will meet on the 2nd Monday of the month during the month of September.  No meeting January 2016. The meeting on December 15, 2015 will be held at 12:30pm (709 Washington St, Durham, NC 27701).

2015-2016 meetings:  July 6, 2015; August 3, 2015; September 14, 2015 (starts at 4:45 P.M.); October 5, 2015; November 2, 2015 ; December 15, 2015 at 12:30pm; February 1, 2016; March 7, 2016; April 4, 2016; (Special meeting)- April 18th at 10:45am; May 2, 2016; June 6, 2016.