South Central Region

Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas

NCDEA Region Director(s)

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Coleta Bratten Member-At-Large South Central OK

Latest news

Conservation District given clean audit report

LOUISIANA, Northeast SWCD – The Northeast Soil and Water Conservation District showed total assets of $82,313, according to a Louisiana …

South Arkansas schools and conservation districts receive wildlife education/conservation grants

ARKANSAS – The Arkansas Economic Development Commission Division of Rural Services has awarded grants totaling $531,602.23 to promote wildlife education …

Cherokee Nation, USDA form conservation partnership

Cherokee Nation, USDA form conservation partnership

OKLAHOMA, Cherokee Nation Tribal CD — A new conservation district that will help the Cherokee Nation manage natural resources, secure …

Joe Wright students go ‘underground’ in soil tunnel

Joe Wright students go ‘underground’ in soil tunnel

TEXAS, Cherokee County SWCD — Fourth graders at Joe Wright Elementary went underground last week for an in-depth look at …

MCN Conservation District reaches out to Native farmers

MCN Conservation District reaches out to Native farmers

OKLAHOMA, Muscogee (Creek) Nation CD — The Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts was established to aid farmers and ranchers by …

Director’s Message

As your regional director for the National Conservation District Employees Association, I serve as the primary interface between conservation district professionals and their national association.  I represent the knowledge, skills, and experience of conservation district employees in deliberations about national policies and programs affecting conservation districts and their customers.  I also relay information from the national level to the states in my region.

Every conservation district employee in the United States and her territories is a member of NCDEA.  Our 7,000 members bring a vital component to the table in regional and national discussions.

On behalf of NCDEA, I appreciate your interest in NCDEA and hope that you’ll become more engaged as we work together to make sure the needs of our local communities are met by conservation programs and services.

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