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NRCS - Soil Conservation
Responsibilities
The Natural Resources and Conservation Service - Soil Conservation Office assists farmers, land users, and local government with problems related to soil and water conservation and management.

Our office is staffed by conservation technicians and a wildlife biologist, all of whom provide support for the Choctawhatchee River Soil and Water Conservation District.

We also support projects funded by the Three Rivers Resource Conservation and Development Council, a multi-county agency.

For the citizens of Walton County, our office:
  • Provides opportunities for U.S. Department of Agriculture funding in Walton County through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program and other programs
  • Provides technical hydro-logic engineering data necessary for the design of storm water and sediment control structures needed for stability in critical roads, waterways, fields, and pastures in the County
  • Sponsors grants received through the Three Rivers Resource Conservation and Development Council
  • Shares topographical and soil information to individuals, groups, and government organizations
  • Maintains historical aerial photographs of Walton County
  • Helps citizens find the correct agency to assist their conservation needs
Mellody Hughes
Office Manager 
Email

239 John Baldwin Rd. Ste. B
DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433

Ph: (850) 892-3712
Fx: (850) 892-6002

Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 4:30 pm