About Us

Ontario County is rich in natural resources. It contains or shares five of the Finger Lakes. Rich agricultural lands, extensive forests, abundant wildlife and water resources enhance the quality of life for all residents of the county. It is the duty and privilege of the Ontario County Soil and Water Conservation District to preserve and protect these resources while helping to maintain farming as a viable, profitable and environmentally sound enterprise.


480 North Main Street
Canandaigua, New York 14424


Tel: 585-396-1450

Email: info@ontswcd.com

Hours:  7:30 am - 4:00 pm Monday through Friday

For general inquiries please contact us:



Megan Webster
District Manager

Tad Gerace
Conservation District Technician

Tucker Kautz
Senior Conservation District Technician

Diana Thorn
Treasurer/Secretary to the Board 


Tyler Ohle
Canandaigua Lake Watershed Inspector

Jamie Noga
Administrative Assistant to Watershed Inspector

Katie Lafler
Water Resource Technician

Alaina Robarge
Conservation District Educator



Sam Casella 

Kenneth Livermore 
Vice-chair Grange Representative

Richard Russell 
Legislative Representative

Mark Venuti 
Legislative Representative

Edward Jackson 
Member At Large


Jim Peck

Farm Bureau Representative

Amanda Button

Practical Farmer

Agendas & Meeting Minutes

Our Address

480 North Main Street

Canandaigua, New York 14424

Contact Us

TEL: (585) 396-1450   

E-MAIL: info@ontswcd.com

HOURS: Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:00pm

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