A Conservation District is a political subdivision of the State of Vermont, as designated by legislation in 1939, to cooperate with farmers, other landowners, organizations and state and federal agencies to encourage and assist in the conservation of natural resources throughout the State.
The Rutland District was established in 1968. It includes the sixteen towns in the eastern part of Rutland County and Rutland City.
Map of Upper Otter Creek Watershed (For a full description of the Upper Otter Creek watershed go to the Environment tab and then click on watershed planning)
The Rutland Natural Resources Conservation District (RNRCD) is committed to fostering an awareness of the link between stewardship of the natural environment and the agricultural community as well as other landowners, and encouraging and supporting efforts with partners, in meeting the need for natural resource conservation.