What is MACD?
The Mississippi Association of Conservation Districts, Inc. (MACD), established in 1945, is a non-profit, non-governmental organization composed of the 82 Soil & Water Conservation Districts in Mississippi. MACD is governed by a thirty-one member Board of Directors and represents more than four hundred district commissioners throughout Mississippi.
MACD Vision Statement
Today, there is a Soil & Water Conservation District in every county in Mississippi. Among other things, these Districts' ongoing and future efforts are to:
- Implement farm conservation practices to keep soil in the fields and out of waterways.
- Conserve and restore wetlands and wildlife habitat.
- Protect groundwater resources
- Plant trees and other land cover to hold topsoil, purify the air, provide cover for wildlife, and beautify neighborhoods and public areas.
- Help developers and homeowners manage the land and water in an environmentally sensitive manner.
- Reach out to communities and schools to teach the value of natural resources and encourage conservation in generations to come.
Contact Mississippi Association of Conservation Districts Inc.
State Association President and NACD Board Member
223 Deer Run Trail, NE
Brookhaven, MS 39601
Phone: (601) 354-7645
Fax: (601) 354-6628
Services provided in:
- Hinds County, Mississippi
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