Our Priorities

Our Priorities 

  • Work with Arizona’s Conservation Districts and their partners to find and leverage funding to address Arizona’s highest priority conservation needs.
  • Work with the Arizona Conservation Partnership to achieve common goals and objectives, and develop programmatic approaches to meet regulatory requirements.
  • Increase the number of Conservation District Cooperators to strengthen the leadership position of Conservation Districts.
  • Increase marketing efforts to educate elected officials and the public about natural resource issues, and the accomplishments of Arizona’s Conservation Districts and the Arizona Conservation Partnership.
  • Promote sound science based conservation planning as the basis for all financial assistance.
  • Improve the capacity of Conservation Districts to fulfill their statutory responsibilities by increasing training, funding, and support staff.
  • Encourage state and tribal legislators to provide funding and administrative support for Conservation Districts that will allow them to fulfill their statutory authorities and responsibilities.