Michigan Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society

"Upon this handful of soil our survival depends. Husband it and it will grow our food, our fuel and our shelter and surround us with beauty. Abuse it and soil will collapse and die, taking humanity with it." Ancient Vedas Scripture in Sanskrit, 1500 B.C. 

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The Michigan Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) is an unincorporated private non-profit 501(c)(3) professional society organized for educational, scientific and charitable purposes to foster the science and art of soil, water, and related resource management to achieve sustainability.  This includes:

  • Promoting research, experimentation, demonstrations and other technical work in soil and water conservation.
  • Stimulating communication among professional workers in soil and water conservation for mutual exchange of knowledge, facts and experience.
  • Promoting and providing opportunities for professional development training in the science and art of soil, water and related renewable natural resource conservation and management to achieve sustainability.
  • Sustaining the ethic and spirit of professionalism among conservationists through networking and mutual support.
Vision and Mission  





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Note: Any SWCS member can be a sponsor. 
Sponsorship Rates: 1 month - $10; 3 months - $25; 6 months - $45

Michigan Chapter Members: To be a sponsor on our website, download, fill out and mail this form


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Website created 11/24/2008
Website updated 712/2016 

For questions and/or comments about this website, contact Daniel F. Kesselring, Volunteer Web Site Editor