About Us

Allegany County Soil & Water Conservation District is a special purpose district of the State of New York serving Allegany County. Allegany County S&WCD is one of 58 soil conservation districts in New York State. The District works in cooperation with the State Soil Conservation Committee, Allegany County, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County, in addition to working with local, state and federal agencies on natural resource projects.


Rodney Bennett

Chairman, At Large Member

Joe Cygan

Farm Bureau Representative

Judy Hopkins

Legislative Representative

Karl Graves

Vice Chairman´╗┐, Legislative Representative