MSCD News

2019 MASCD Awards

We're thrilled to announce that Montgomery SCD won FOUR awards at the August 2020 Maryland Association of Soil Conservation Districts annual conference (held virtually this year) for 2019:


Conservation Education District
Outstanding Newsletter (tied with Howard SCD)

1st Place in the MidAtlantic Farm Credit Outstanding District Award

Outstanding Employee: James Harne

Close Encounters with Agriculture

MSCD director John Zawitoski accepts NRCS award for volunteerism

The District was recognized by USDA-NRCS for our volunteer conservation outreach and education efforts associated with the Close Encounters with Agriculture Program (CEWA).

We are very proud of this program and the countless hours our staff and volunteers contribute in delivering the CEWA program to County elementary schools.

Learn more about the CEWA program at the UMD Extension's website.

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