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Inspiring Personal Responsibility for our Environment and Natural Resources.


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  • Free Technical Assistance 

  • Conservation Plans

  • Nutrient Management Plans

  • Soil Sampling

  • State Cost-Share/
    Tax-Credit Programs

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  • Conservation Capsules (Classroom Education)

  • Farm Field Days

  • Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience (MWEE)

  • Arbor Day

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  • Adopt-A-Stream

  • Water Quality Monitoring

  • Chemical Monitoring

  • Floatables Monitoring

  • Plastic Pollution

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  • Virginia Conservation Assistance Program (VCAP)

  • Gardener's Gold (brochure on farms that have free manure/compost available)


Applications for a $2,000 scholarship are now open! Deadline to apply is April 1, 2024

For more information and an application, click here!

Join Virginia’s Agritourism Producers for an educational conference to
explore ways of partnership & networking.

Feb. 28, 2024

Harrisonburg, VA


For more information and to register, click here!

Applications are now open! Deadline to apply is May 1, 2024.

For more information and an application, click here!

For more announcements and the latest news, please click here!

About Us

The Prince William Soil and Water Conservation District (PWSWCD or District) is focused on protecting and enhancing our water and soil resources by providing leadership in the conservation of soil, water, and related resources to all Prince William County citizens through technical assistance, information, and education.


Is This a District Question?

We get lots of questions every day and we want to make sure you are guided in the right direction!

  • For services the District provides, click here. This will tell you who from District staff can help you out!

  • For services the District does not provide, click here. If your question is not on the list, contact any of us and we'll do our best to help!

  • Got questions, but not in Prince William County (or City of Manassas)? Click here for information on how to contact your local soil & water conservation district!



Freedom of Information Act

Rights of Requesters and the Responsibilities of the Prince William Soil and Water Conservation District under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act: The Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), located § 2.2-3700 et. seq. of the Code of Virginia, guarantees citizens of the Commonwealth and representatives of the media access to public records held by public bodies, public officials, and public employees.To request records from our District, direct your request to the FOIA Officer, Linda Dunn. He can be reached at 8850 Rixlew Lane, Manassas, VA 20109, phone (571) 379-7514, email

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