The Alabama Soil & Water Conservation Committee believes in the prudent management of Alabama’s natural resources to provide man’s basic needs, support commerce, and cultivate a prosperous farming environment. Our 67 conservation districts, with support from the Natural Resources Conservation Service, provide education, tools, and technical assistance to farmers and land users for the implementation of best management practices to promote:
- Healthy Soil
- Sustainable Forests
- Drinkable and Fishable Water
- Clean Air
Explore the services available to you.
- Watershed Assessment - Examine the livestock, agriculture, and water resources in Alabama’s watersheds.
- Erosion and Sediment Control - Download or order a copy of our pocketsized field guide for erosion and sediment control practices on construction sites and in urban areas.
- Professional Soil Classifiers - Register to become a professional soil classifier in the State of Alabama.
- Animal Feeding Operations (AFO) and Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO)
- Alabama Agricultural and Conservation Development Commission Program (Cost-Share Program)
- Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Programs
The Web Soil Survey (WSS) is a simple, yet powerful online tool which that provides access to the largest natural resource information system in the world. Powered by the Natural Resources Conservation Service and the National Cooperative Soil Survey, the tool offersexamine maps and data available for nearly 95 percent of the nation’s counties. The Web Soil Survey is updated and maintained online as the single authoritative source of soil survey information. Try it out now!
County plat books are offered for sale in many conservation district offices. Each plat book includes landowners with 10+ acres, parcel numbers, acreage, township, range, and section for the entire county. If you would like to purchase a plat book of your county, contact your local conservation district. Each book is $40.
Information current at the time of posting. Subject to change without notice.
Dependent upon funding through NRCS.