Soil and Water Conservation

This department includes cooperation with: Scotland Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) and USDA-Natural Resource Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS).

Waste StructureScotland Soil and Water Conservation District
The Scotland Soil and Water Conservation District is an agency of the State of North Carolina organized to exercise public powers conferred under provisions of the Soil and Water Conservation District Laws of North Carolina of 1937, as amended.  The District’s purpose is to protect and promote the health, safety and general welfare of its people by conserving the soil, water and related natural resources within the District. Our District boundaries are the same as Scotland County.

Departmental Mission Statement
To provide technical and educational assistance to the citizens of Scotland County through a sound and balanced program to encourage individuals to conserve, improve and sustain our soil and water for future generations to come.

Scotland SWCD Board of Supervisors:

  • T.G. Gibson, III Chairman
  • Bryan Hagler, Vice-Chairman
  • Eddie Carmichael, Secretary/Treasurer
  • David Morrison, Member
  • Aaron Stack, Member


Contact Information and Office Staff:

507 West Covington Street
Laurinburg, N.C. 28352
Office: (910) 277-2433
Fax: (910) 277-2411

Vilma Mendez - USDA-NRCS-Richmond and Scotland
District Conservationist
Phone: 910-277-2433
           910-997-8244 x. 3

Amy Miller – Scotland SWCD
NCACSP Technician
Education Coordinator
Phone: 910-277-2433