The Peoria Co. SWCD is a local unit of government authorized under the District Act of 1937.  We operate in all of Peoria County, Illinois.  We assist landowners and operators with state and federal conservation programs that help to reduce soil erosion, impove water quality and increase wildlife habitat.  While a portion of our operating funds comes from the Illinois Department of Agriculture we also engage in several different interagency agreements in an effort to increase benefits to Peoria County residents and to raise the necessary funds to help promote our various educational programs.  We also offer several sales and rental programs that help to promote our programming.



Promote stewardship and create a desire in individuals to conserve, protect, or enhance our natural resources.


Working hand in hand to improve the natural resources for the benefit of all generations.

Peoria County Soil & Water Conservation District

Phone: (309)671-7040 ext. 3

Fax (309)671-7325


Office Hours:

Monday - Friday

8:00 am - 4:30 pm


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To file a complaint of discrimination, write to USDA, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Stop 9410, Washington, DC 20250-9410, or call toll-free at (866) 632-9992 (English) or (800) 877-8339 (TDD) or (866) 377-8642 (English Federal-relay) or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish Federal-relay). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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