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Information about the National Conservation District Employees Association

We build capacity to improve the conservation delivery system


Conservation delivery system infographic

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The National Conservation District Employees Association builds bridges between national programs and the more than 7,000 conservation district professionals who implement those programs in their local communities.

We bring the knowledge and experience of conservation district employees to many partnership committees and to discussions about programs, policies, and procedures with various state and federal officials.


We work with partners to achieve our mission



We coordinate with like-minded partners to achieve our mission. NCDEA is a core member of the National Conservation Partnership and National Conservation Planning Partnership.

We recognize excellence

Rick Mickowski posing with award

NCDEA recognizes exemplary conservation district employees and conservation district board members, and we offer a competitive scholarship to members and their families.

Every one of the more than 7,000 conservation district employees across the United States and territories is a member of NCDEA.

John Peterson holds his award

We maintain a strong, effective association

Our activities are organized and governed by a board of directors with representatives from all regions of the country.

All of our directors are active in various association committees to help us continue to achieve our goals.

Regional directors around the country maintain regular contact with conservation district employees.

The locations of NCDEA’sĀ board members around the country:

2018 NCDEA Board of Directors
2018 NCDEA Board of Directors

2018 NCDEA Board Photo – NACD Mtg


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