From every conceivable angle - economic, social, cultural, public health, national defense - conservation of natural resources is an objective on which all should agree.

Hugh

Hammond

Bennett

-1959-

1/16

President's Leadership

Award

2016

Soil and Water

Conservation Society

About Us

The Soil and Water Conservation Society is a nonprofit scientific and educational organization       -- founded in 1943 -- that serves as an advocate for conservation professionals and for science-based conservation practice, programs, and policy.  Its members include researchers, administrators, planners, policymakers, technical advisors, teachers, students, farmers, and ranchers.

Projects

The Hugh Hammond Bennett Chapter is involved in a lot of things; we're an active group.  Some of our projects include sponsoring the NC Envirothon and the Resource Conservation Workshop.

We, also, help maintain the homesite of Dr. Hugh Hammond Bennett in Anson County, North Carolina.

Donate

Help us to continue to protect our natural resources today and for years to come.  Your donation goes towards funding conservation initiatives in North Carolina.  

Get Involved

Interested in becoming a member of the Soil and Water Conservation Society and your local Hugh Hammond Bennett Chapter in North Carolina?  Click "more" to get exclusive access to publications and to have your voice be heard!  

Have you read it yet?  Did you know that NC is the birth place of Hugh Hammond Bennett? 

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The Newsletter

Did y'all hear???

2018 HHB Chapter Awards have been announced.  Congrats to all the winners!

News & Events

February 22, 2019

Annual HHB Chapter

Awards Banquet

Raleigh, NC

The past, present, and future of NC Soil Survey

This site is fascinating and worth a few minutes of your time.  Even though the NC soil survey has been completed as of 2016, there's still a lot of work left to do!

What is he doing?

Many have seen this erosion demonstration by Steve Woodruff, USDA NRCS Agronomist and former Chapter President.

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