Viewing: Division of Soil and Water Conservation

Department aid helps restore ponds, protect watersheds

By on July 1, 2021

When Hurricane Matthew swept through eastern North Carolina in October of 2016, Russell Thompson’s dream of leaving a good piece of property to his son was put in jeopardy. While most of his land survived the flooding rain without too

NCDA&CS aid after Bertie County tornado aims to prevent flooding

By on March 25, 2021

As Hurricane Isaias brushed the Carolina coast in early August, a tornado spun off in the outer bands, touching down in Bertie County in the middle of the night. At about 1:15 a.m. on August 4, the tornado started spinning

Post-Florence improvements still in the works thanks to disaster recovery funds secured by NCDA&CS

By on March 17, 2021

Throughout North Carolina, there are dozens and dozens of disaster recovery projects still in the works in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in 2018. Many of those are projects that have been made possible with support from the Soil and

Department funding helps save N.C. town’s economy

By on August 10, 2020

Funding from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is helping protect about $12.7 million of property and business in one eastern North Carolina town. That estimate comes from the town of Oriental in Pamlico County. The project

NCDA&CS projects protect water quality in areas of development too

By on April 29, 2020

Keeping North Carolina’s water clean and soil intact sounds good, but it can get pretty complex in practice. It can be a bit overwhelming if you really think about all the sources of pollution and erosion and how to reduce

Natalie Woolard named NCDA&CS Employee of the Month

By on October 31, 2012

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler recognized Natalie Woolard, an employee in the Division of Soil and Water Conservation, as employee of the month for September 2012 at a recent meeting held in Raleigh. Woolard is the chief of the technical services