Ulster County Soil and Water Conservation District

Ulster County Soil and Water Conservation District

Other Important Phone Numbers

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service:
845-883-7162 Ext. 3

USDA Farm Service Agency:
The Ulster County Soil and Water Conservation District is an "action" agency establishing conservation measures on land that will affect our land and water base. The Soil and Water Conservation District provides conservation planning and application on both private and public lands with technical help and counsel to land owners in regard to land use, engineering, construction and supervision on such things as ponds, open ditches, tile drainage, preventing soil erosion and improving water quality.

Fee Schedule
Pond Site Feasibility Investigations - $100
Agricultural Land Value Assessments for Ag Tax Exemption - $40
USGS Topographic Maps (County and surrounding area) - $6
Wildlife Nesting Boxes - cost varies by item
Bare Root Trees, Shrubs and Groundcovers (spring program) - costs vary
Fish Stocking (spring program) - costs vary
GIS Mapping (according to size) $2.00 - $20.00
Method of Payment: Check, money order or cash accepted.

Other Services
Streambank Stabilization Assessment
Erosion and Sediment Control Plans
Critical Area Seeding Recommendations
Pond Site Enhancement Evaluations
Soil Determinations

Irrigation Systems
Environmental Education
Nutrient Management Planning
Runoff Diversions and Waterway Design
Composting Facilities
 Aerial Photogrammetric Review
Agricultural Feasibility and Land Planning
Emergency Watershed Protection
Clean Water Exclusion--Water Quality Designs
Animal Manure Storage Waste Facilities
Livestock Watering Designs
Wetlands Creation and Restoration
Riparian Buffer Establishment
Wildlife Habitat Improvement
Field Topographies for (DEC) Permit Applications


652 Route 299
Suite l03
Highland, NY, 12528

Fax: 845-883-7184