The Soil and Water Conservation Society works with scientists and policymakers to collaborate to produce results-oriented guidance for conservation stakeholders.
Science and Policy Committee Meeting Minutes
Climate Change Position Statement and Task Force Report
Science and Policy Committee PowerPoints
These files are for use by SWCS Chapters and other stakeholders to provide an explanation of how a changing climate affects soil and water conservation. They also include descriptions of actions to mitigate and adapt to climate change.
Soil and Water Conservation Society Climate Change Position Statement
The files below refer to SWCS's position on climate change - July 2011.
- Position Statement on Climate Change and Soil and Water Conservation (SWCS Board, 7/7/2011)
- Feature Article from Journal of Soil and Water Conservation (Delgado, et al.)
- Research Editorial (Lal, et al.)
- Viewpoint article (Gulliford)
- Press Release (pdf)
Science and Policy Committee - Lessons Learned PDF