About the Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District
The Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District (CSWCD) is a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Geographically, it includes the Counties of Culpeper, Greene, Madison, Orange, and Rappahannock. Founded in 1939 by citizens concerned about soil and water conservation, the CSWCD is the largest of forty-seven (47) conservation districts within Virginia and serves an area covering 1,445 square miles with about 111,000 constituents.
A 12-member Board of Directors governs the District. Each county elects two (2) directors in the general election every four (4) years and two (2) directors are appointed, one of which is a county extension agent.
Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District Meetings
The Board meets at 9:30 a.m. on the first Tuesday of each month, the location rotating among the five (5) member counties. For meeting information, call (540) 825-8591.