Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District

Fairfax County, Virginia



703-324-1460 | TTY 711

12055 Government Center Parkway
Suite 905, Fairfax, VA 22035

Willie Woode, Executive Director

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We promote soil and water conservation in Fairfax County and beyond. We are innovators. We promote hands-on conservation. We provide technical expertise. We develop young environmental leaders. We help you bring conservation home. We prevent pollution, reduce runoff and protect our streams and rivers.

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Public Notice - Election of NVSWCD Directors

An election of Directors for the Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District (NVSWCD) will be held in the general election on November 7, 2023. NVSCD encompasses Fairfax County, which includes any incorporated towns therein. Candidates for elected directors must reside within the boundary of the county (including the incorporated towns within the county) which such candidates shall present upon election.

A Fairfax County resident interested in qualifying to be on the ballot for the office of Director with the Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District must complete the required forms provided by the Virginia State Board of Elections (SBE). SBE makes the following requisite forms available by mail for a fee of $10.  They may be downloaded and printed from their website at at no charge:

  • Nominating Petition
  • Statement of Qualification
  • Declaration of Candidacy

Prospective candidates must complete the required forms and file them with the Fairfax County general registrar by 7:00 p.m. on June 20, 2023.  If the individual satisfied all filing requirements, their name will appear on the ballot for the November 7, 2023 general election.

For questions and additional related candidate information contact Fairfax County Office of Elections:

12000 Government Center Parkway
Suite 323
Fairfax, VA 22035
PH: 703-222-0776

Board meetings on the 4th Tuesday of each month!

Learn more about our board and our upcoming board meetings here. To be notified about upcoming board meetings, and to receive meeting access information, please sign up for our Board of Directors mailing list here. We'd be happy to have you join us.

Our FOIA Officer is Heather Shackley, Operations Manager.

Green Breakfast Events

A bimonthly gathering to discuss environmental topics in a casusal setting on a Saturday morning.

Conservation Currents Newsletter

Soil and water conservation news with articles (not currently in publication)

Watershed Calendar

Includes upcoming stream monitoring events, as well as community events and relevant conservation news.

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