The Shenandoah Valley District is one of 47 Soil and Water Conservation Districts in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Shenandoah Valley District was founded in 1940 and served Augusta, Page, and Rockingham Counties and the Cities of Harrisonburg, Staunton, and Waynesboro. In 1975, the Headwaters District was created and began serving Augusta County and the Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro. The Shenandoah Valley District serves the citizens of Page and Rockingham Counties and the City of Harrisonburg. The District is governed by a board of directors formed of local citizens who are either elected or appointed and serve voluntarily.


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What does the Shenandoah Valley Conservation District do?

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