Basic Training for Soil & Water Conservation Supervisors

This course is sponsored by State Association of Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisors.

This course is designed for both newly elected and appointed soil and water district supervisors, district staff, and for experienced supervisors who want to learn about the following:

  • Decisions they need to make 
  • Key resources available
  • Legal and fiscal restrictions on their actions
  • Possibilities for the future of soil and water and the soil and water districts' roles in conservation

The course will include presentations from agency officials and others who work with soil and water conservation across the state, discussion of actual projects being undertaken by soil and water districts, and group work on plans for the districts represented by the attendees.

The Local Government Federal Credit Union offers scholarships to local government employees to apply towards tuition for conferences, classes, and seminars offered by the School of Government. There are five deadlines to submit applications: March 1, June 1, September 1 and December 1.

Additional information

Attendees: Soil and water conservation district supervisors, district staff, and employees.

Co-Sponsors: State Association of Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisors

Division of Soil and Water Conservation, North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services


Hotel: Quality Inn
1740 Fordham Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 968-3000

A block of rooms has been set up at the Quality Inn Chapel Hill with a special rate of $71.30. To reserve a room please call the hotel directly at 919 968 3000 and provide the name "Soil & Water Conservation Supervisors". To receive the special rate reservations must be made no later than January 24, 2018.
You are of course welcome to make a reservation at any hotel you choose, this is a courtesy hold room block.


There currently are no scheduled offerings of this course.
For all registration questions, resetting passwords, or login issues please contact:

Dale Zuckert

Assistant Registrar
For questions regarding course details, including location, schedule, materials, and continuing education credits, please contact:

Julie Truluck

Program Manager, Leadership Group
Richard Whisnant
Gladys Hall Coates Professor of Public Law and Policy