National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD)

The National Association of Conservation Districts is the non-profit organization that represents the nation's 3,000 plus conservation districts, their state associations and the 17,000 men and women who serve on their governing boards. For more than 70 years, local conservation districts have worked with cooperating landowners and managers of private working lands to help them plan and apply effective conservation practices. For more information about NACD, visit:



What amazing resources we have at our fingertips through NACD.  They are only a click away.  For example, click on any of the links below.

Perhaps you are interested in the NACD District Guides?  Take a look.

    There are four publications linked below.  Just look below for a quick synopsis of each of the four.  If you click on the NACD Publications link above, you can also subscribe to any of these.


eResource is an electronic collection of weekly news briefs sent to our members and partners every Tuesday. 

     The Resource

NACD’s quarterly print and electronic publication – The Resource – provides in-depth coverage of the association’s recent activities and features columns.

     Forestry Notes

Forestry Notes is an electronic, monthly publication funded through a cooperative agreement between NACD and the U.S. Forest Service. 

     Conservation Clips

Conservation Clips are a weekly round-up of the latest conservation news affecting our members and partners. 


To submit a news release to NACD, contact:  Bethany Shively, Email:, Phone:  (202) 547-6223, Ext. 226.