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Our expert team is ready to assist you with your conservation needs. We provide assistance to landowners and municipalities.

We can help

Water Testing ProgramInvasive species management
Streambank stabilizationSeptic system inspection
Shoreline protectionPermit assitance
Erosion and sediment controlExplore the Adirondack Ecotrail
Stormwater managementGreen infrastructure
Dry hydrant assistanceAgricultural Environmental Management
GIS mapping servicesFor sale: Mulch straw, conservation grass feed
Conservation presentationsLake monitoring data


The Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District office is located across from the County Courthouse Complex and tennis courts. Click the map on the right for directions.


Monday – Friday
8:00 – 4:30
Closed on government holidays


Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District
103 County View Drive
2538 NY 8
PO Box 166
Lake Pleasant, NY 12108

Call or Fax Us

Phone: (518) 548-3991

Fax: (518) 548-5602

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Take a look at our upcoming events. From our Tree and Shrub Sale to Adirondack Waterfest and more!


Some Frequently
Asked Questions

Here are just a few of those questions we are most frequently asked, and their answers. To find more frequently asked questions click the button below.

01. How do I manage invasive plants on my property?

Visit our website for landowner best management practices then complete and submit the landowner indemnity agreement permitting District staff to treat invasive plants on your property.

02. What services to you offer municipalities?

We are here to assist Hamilton County’s municipalities. We offer assistance with DEC and APA permit applications, GIS mapping, hydroseeding, sediment and erosion control, road bank stabilization, culvert sizing and installation, flood mitigation, stormwater control, dry hydrant design and installation, and green infrastructure guidance.

03. When can I explore the Adirondack Ecotrail?

The Adirondack Ecotrail is open year round. Hike, bike, ski, or snowshoe this wooded trail system, and be on the lookout for deer, owls, song birds, turkey, and rabbit. The multi-use trail if 0.9 miles. Park at the District office, and sign in at the welcome kiosk.