AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
SOIL CONSERVATION AND FARMLAND PRESERVATION
432:8 Declaration of Policy.
It is hereby declared to be the policy of the state to provide for the establishment of conservation districts under the supervision of a state conservation committee, said districts to be composed of landowners and land occupiers within the district, who may join together in the interest of the health, conservation, and development of the soil, water, and related natural resources; preventing soil erosion, floodwater and sediment damages; promoting soil health practices, drought resilience, and adaption to changes in climate and environment. It is the intent of this subdivision to facilitate the joint effort of landowners, land occupiers, and units of government in carrying out measures for the conservation and development of lands within the district, voluntarily and with such assistance as may be available for this purpose from local, state, or federal governmental agencies.
Source. 1985, 72:1, eff. July 1, 1985. 2021, 167:2, eff. Sept. 28, 2021.