Somerset County SWCD Mission

To preserve and improve soil and water quality for the entire county through education and implementation of conservation practices.

We’ve Moved!


Our New Address is:

USDA Service Center/Somerset County SWCD
70 East Madison Road
Skowhegan ME, 04976

Spring is on the way, time for new fishing tackle!

Lead Free Tackle OptionsCheck out our Loons and Lead page, especially the part with the Tackle Exchange Program!  Spring is a great time to get into that tackle box and get ready for fishing season with new non-lead tackle that you can get for trading in your lead tackle.




The current newsletter for Somerset SWCD and Kennebec SWCD, is available now. Here is an electronic copy.


The 2014 Mid-Coast Regional competition will be held on May 16 at Camp Mechuwana, Winthrop, ME. More information at http://www.maineenvirothon.org. You can download the Winter 2014 Envirothon Update and the Forestry Workshop Flyer.

Somerset County’s New District Conservationist


Welcome to Ron Desrosiers, our new District Conservationist!

Check Back Often!

New projects and programs focusing on conservation, and in line with area identified priorities, prompt workshops, training, and education in a wide variety of topics. Whether folks need information about their woodlot, technical assistance with agricultural operations, planning a rain garden, or stocking their pond with trout, we’re on hand to assist.  Make sure to check out our Posts Page for the most up to date article and information.