Welcome!

**District Updates**

Happy Thanksgiving! We will be closed on Thursday, November 25th.

Currently, Whitfield Wildlife Conservation Area grounds and the District Office will be open to the public Thursday through Saturday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. 

*Masks Required inside of the building*

Whitfield will be celebrating its 12th birthday on December 4th from 10 am-12 PM. Please come and enjoy cake and guest speakers Sandra Noll and Erv Nichols.

 

Mulch is taking a winter break and will be available again in spring of 2022.

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!

Pathway to Stewardship Project

During the months of June-August 2021, 20 local youth participated in a multiple field trip experience where they learned about native plant and animal habitats, restoration and conservation efforts, and new ways of creating sustainable and equitable habitats for a thriving ecosystem.

 

View the story map below for complete details of this amazing adventure!

 The application window has CLOSED for our Financial Assistance Program for FY22. (July 1 2021-June 30 2022)

7 Awards have been made for the Stand Alone Practice, while 8 Standard Conservation Project proposals have been received  and ranked. Award notifications will be going out soon. 

 Click on the link below for more information

Photo Credit: Marta Wood

District Latest Newsletters

The latest Fall and Winter 2021 Newsletter is now available! Click on the link below to view the entire newsletter

VSWCD Fall/Winter 2021 Newsletter
VSWCD Fall-Winter 2021 Newsletter Final [...]
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VSWCD Winter Newsletter 2020
Winter Newsletter MAR21.pdf
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VSWCD Fall 2020 Newsletter
VSWCD Fall 2020 Newsletter.pdf
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UPCOMING BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETINGS

 

 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:

 

  • December 18th, Regular Business Meeting of the Board of Supervisors starts at 9 am. 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
  • 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 District Director, Andrew Hautzinger, andrewhautzinger@valenciaswcd.org

     

    Join on your computer or mobile app

    Click here to join the meeting

    Or call in (audio only)

    +1 469-965-2602,,947334101#   United States, Dallas

    Phone Conference ID: 947 334 101#

 

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

 

 

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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