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Laws & Rules

Please refer to this wepbage compiled by the OR Dept. of Agriculture to find all relevant  Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) & Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) regarding Soil and Water Conservation Districts.

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You can also download chapters of the Conservation District Guidebook below for some very easy-to-follow basic information on how Conservation Districts are run.

  • History of Conservation Districts
  • Laws & Rules Governing Conservation Districts
  • District Director Information
  • District Operations