Telephone: (603) 787-6973

Grafton County Conservation District

The Grafton County Conservation District assists interested land users with technical, educational and financial conservation services to protect, improve and sustain our natural resources.


Teachers & Students

The 2022 NH Soil Judging Contest will be held on Thursday, October 6th, 8:00am to 12:15, at UNH Kingman Farm in Madbury. We are thrilled to get back out there after two years off and we hope you are excited too!   More information, or call Pam at 603 787-6973.


NH Envirothon 2022

NH Envirothon is Live this year!  Since 1991, the NH Envirothon has supported student growth and inquiry in Environmental Science, under the direction of the New Hampshire Association of Conservation Districts (NHACD).  

Looking for information about the state-wide, remote Environmental Science Competition for High School (and Middle School) students? Check out to learn more about this year’s virtual event, view the NHE ‘21 Introduction webinar, and reference dozens of resources. We’ll also keep you up-to-date as we announce trainings and add new resources.  NH Envirothon Celebrates 30 Years 2022


Stewardship Materials

Grafton County Conservation District (GCCD) promotes the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD)  natural resource stewardship program.  NACD prepares educational materials based on a natural resource conservation theme available on the NACD website.

The 2022 Poster Contest theme is “Healthy Soil, Healthy Life.” The 2022 Stewardship week will be celebrated April 24 – May 1, 2022.


The 2022 Stewardship and Education materials are free and available for download through NACD Conservation Education Hub.

Jim Page Conservation Scholarship

Grafton County Conservation District (GCCD) administers the Jim Page Conservation Scholarship.  Funds from the Jim Page Conservation Scholarship have sponsored residents of Grafton County attending a camp based in conservation, natural resources or environmental education.  GCCD wishes to foster learning in the area of conservation by awarding two $350.00 scholarships to deserving students of Grafton County in the area of conservation, towards a 4-H Camp or conservation camp experience.  The application is easy to complete – just write a paragraph about why you want to attend camp!  Applications must be received by Grafton County Conservation District by February 15, 2023.  Recipients should be prepared to speak to the Grafton County Conservation District about their camp experience.   2023 Jim Page Conservation Scholarship information and Application

The Jim Page Conservation Scholarship also provides tuition for students attending the NH Agriculture in the Classroom School to Farm Day held annually at the Rocks Estate, Bethlehem, NH.  GCCD participates in the School to Farm Day, and other events, with an exhibit highlighting the importance of soil, and soil health for area students.  For more information contact us.

For additional workshops and tours of conservation practices check our Calendar.