Our mission is to conserve and assist in the development of all renewable natural resources within the district. In so doing, the district is authorized to undertake, sponsor, or participate in projects and activities which promote the conservation, development, maintenance and use of the land, water, trees and other renewable natural resources of the district.

 

The Jefferson County Soil and Water Conservation District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity, ancestry, age, disability or veteran’s status.

Our mission is to conserve and assist in the development of all renewable natural resources within the district. In so doing, the district is authorized to undertake, sponsor, or participate in projects and activities which promote the conservation, development, maintenance and use of the land, water, trees and other renewable natural resources of the district.

 

The Jefferson County Soil and Water Conservation District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity, ancestry, age, disability or veteran’s status.

Programs

The Jefferson County Soil and Water Conservation District provides conservation resources to all residents of Jefferson County, Kentucky, especially agriculture lands.

Our programs include:

Technical Assistance
Financial Incentives
Urban Agriculture Education

Office Hours:

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday

Address:
Chrysler Bldg., Suite 100-A
4233 Bardstown Road
Louisville, KY 40218-3280
Phone: (502) 499-1900   Fax: (855) 770-3755

Name Title Cell Phone E-Mail
Kurt D. Mason District Conservationist 502.643.4692 Kurt.Mason@ky.usda.gov
Joy S. Edwards Administrative Secretary Joy.Edwards@ky.nacdnet.net
 Lilias Pettit-Scott  Urban Agriculure Conservationist  415.595.5809  Urbanagconservationist@gmail.com

 

Map & Directions:

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From I-64 (Lexington), take I-265 (Gene Snyder Freeway) south exit.
Exit I-265 on to Bardstown Rd. Go north on Bardstown Road approx. 4.5
miles. Office is in a white 3 story building (Chrysler Professional Building) on the right.

From I-65 (Bowling Green), take I-265 (Gene Snyder Freeway) east
exit. Exit I-265 onto Bardstown Rd. Go north on Bardstown Road
approx. 4.5 miles. Office is in a white 3 story building (Chrysler Building) on the right.

From downtown Louisville, take I-65 south. Exit I-264 (Watterson Expressway) east. Go east on I-264 and exit Bardstown Road. Go south approximately 3miles. Office is in a white 3 story building (Chrysler Professional Building) on the left.

 

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Urban Agriculture

Urban Agriculture Conservation Initiative

Backyard Edible Gardens

  • Cover Crops
  • Composting
  • Pollinator/Rain Gardens
  • Group Workshops
  • Soil Testing

School Gardens

  • Maintenance and Program Assistance

Urban High Tunnels

  • Cost-Share Program
  • Fall and Winter Production Extension

Edible Buffers

Vacant Lot Revival