District Training Materials

District Official Training Program

Basic Knowledge (click to download)
  • History of the Conservation Movement- Local, State, and National
  • What is a Conservation District?
  • Fiduciary Responsibilities
  • Legal Responsibilities¬†
  • Roles and Responsibilities of Local, State and National Associations and Partners
  • Ethics
  • Understand Local, State and Federal Laws, Rules and Regulations Related to CD
  • Employee Training
  • Financial Training
  • Understanding State and National Resolutions Process
  • Awareness of All Available Conservation Programs
  • Legislative Process Training
  • Awareness of Proper Protocol in Conducting Public Meetings
  • Basic Operations
  • Election Process and Board Member Recruitment