**Starting Monday, November 16th, per NMDOH Public Health Order, Whitfield Wildlife Conservation Area and the District Office are closed until Further Notice.

-For Financial Assistance Information, East Valencia Urban Gardens Program Updates or Whitfield Updates, please contact Lindsey Diaz: lindseydiaz@valenciaswcd.org

-For Districtwide Information, Board of Supervisor Meetings, or Soil Testing, please contact Andrew Hautzinger: andrewhautzinger@valenciaswcd.org

-For information on the Education Program, Video Lessons, Resources and Teacher Grant Opportunity, please contact Allison Martin: allisonmartin@valenciaswcd.org

Welcome to the Valencia Soil and Water Conservation District website. Here you will find information about the district,  Whitfield Wildlife Conservation Area, education programs offered, upcoming news, meetings and events.  For up to date exciting announcements, news and events, Like us on Facebook!

Financial Assistance Program for FY21 - Winners will be announced at the beginning of the year!!!

Photo Credit: Marta Wood

The Dan Goodman Soil & Water and Environmental Improvement Awardees for 2020 are John Begay, Ashlyn Ahlgrim and Mellene Pablo! Congratulations to all three students and we wish you luck with your future environmental stewarship endeavors into the future! 

VSWCD Fall 2020 Newsletter
VSWCD Fall 2020 Newsletter.pdf
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VSWCD Summer Newsletter
Summer Newsletter VSWCD 2020.pdf
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Spring 2020 VSWCD Newsletter
Spring2020 Newsletter VSWCD.pdf
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Public Notice 

DUE TO THE NATIONAL, STATE AND COUNTY COVID-19 DECLARED EMERGENCY AND PUBLIC HEALTH ORDER DATED MARCH 23, 2020 LIMITING GATHERINGS TO LESS THAN 10 PERSONS,  BOARD OF SUPERVISOR REGULAR MONTHLY AND OTHER BUSINESS MEETINGS WILL NOT BE PHYSICALLY OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. You are invited to the Valencia Soil & Water Conservation District Board via teleconference or listening by livestream on our YouTube Channel:    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs47Tf1MnWkl8ehCIy2ykmw


Upcoming Meetings:


  • January 16th Regular Monthly Business Meeting of the Board of Supervisors starts at 9 am. Log in information below when it becomes available: We are now using Microsoft Teams for Board Meetings.
  • Tips on joining


  • Make sure you have a good internet connection
  • If you are joining by computer/laptop, you should be able to join by web or by Microsoft Teams app
  • If you are joining by phone/tablet, you might have to download app to join.
  • Do a test run and join the meeting when you have a chance, even if it is days in advance. So you can make sure all your settings are set up correctly. If you need help, Contact Johnny Chavez : johnnychavez@valenciaswcd.org or phone : 505-917-0657


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Public comments for teleconference regular meetings will be accepted up to 5 pm Friday before the meeting.  Public comments must be provided in writing to be read by a District designate at the meeting.  Agenda provides more information on comment policy and procedures.  Thank you for your comments.



Board Meeting Agendas from April 2020 to Present

VSWCD January Board Meeting Agenda
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VSWCD December Board Meeting Agenda
VSWCD December19 2020 RegMtg AH v1.pdf
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VSWCD November Board Meeting Agenda
VSWCD November21st 2020RegMtgAgenda.pdf
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October Special Meeting Agenda
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VSWCD October Board Meeting Agenda
VSWCD October17th2020RegMtg AH FINAL.pdf
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VSWCD September Board Meeting Agenda
VSWCDSeptember19th2020RegMtg FINAL.pdf
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VSWCD August Meeting
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VSWCD July Board Meeting Agenda
VSWCDJuly20th2020 (1).pdf
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VSWCD June Board Meeting Agenda
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May 26th Special Meeting Agenda
VSWCDMay26th2020 (1).pdf
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VSWCD May Board Meeting Agenda
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VSWCD April Regular Meeting Agenda
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                                                            VSWCD Board Meetings:

Regular meetings of the Board of Supervisors are scheduled starting at 9am every third Saturday of the month. Starting April 2020, Board Meetings will be conducted online until further notice.


 See Resolution #4-2018 under District Documents > Reports and Resolutions for more information regarding the Open Meetings Act.

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