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Conservation District Basic Knowledge & Responsibilities

This basic knowledge and responsibilities module will provide you a big picture understanding of the establishment of and defining role of conservation districts. Find out why, how and when districts nationwide and the Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts began as well as about its duties, functions and powers. Learn what conservation districts are, what they are supposed to do, and who are the people involved in getting the job done. Review the legal responsibilities of which conservation districts are accountable. Examine the interactions and partnerships among conservation districts and partners, and review the ethical obligations of conservation districts and its officers.

Basic District


What is a

Conservation District

History of the Conservation Movement

Fiduciary Responsibilities

Legal Responsibilities

Conservation Partners

Board Outreach

Conservation Programs

Other Resources

Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts

103 Lakeview Court

Frankfort, KY 40601

(502) 682-1770

Crystal Renfro, Executive Director


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