The Brookings County Conservation District is a political subdivision of the State of South Dakota whose goals are to coordinate and promote the proper stewardship of all our natural resources. In doing so, the District encourages and assists all farmer and landowners of Brookings County to conserve their natural resources. Emphasis is placed on education, planning and the application of conservation practices. To be effective, the District must combine the efforts of local, county, state and federal governmental entities as well as private organizations and individuals.
One of the many responsibilities that are handled by the District is encouraging land users to properly apply and maintain conservation practices which are practical and economically feasible. The District helps tailor their programs to each individual land user’s needs.
The District provides support to land users who seek technical assistance to enroll in various government programs, helps the public with complying with the Sediment and Erosion control ordinance and assists with securing state and local funding for specialized projects.
The new building is located at 130 42nd Street, Brookings, SD. Directions: 2 miles North on Medary Ave. (old Hwy 77) from the Hwy 14 By-Pass and 2/3 mile West.