Landowner Study
In an effort to target landowners/decision makers, the SWCD has analyzed Delaware County parcel data. Data revealed that there are 41,000 unique parcel owners in Delaware County. Many of these parcel owners are husband and wife combinations which ties to the 90,000 adults that live in the county. Out of these decision makers, only  8,000 own agricultural and only 1500 own an individual land parcel greater than 20 acres. The five year objective is to contact these 1,500 land owners and determine their land conservation objectives.  More information about this study can be found at our web site under mailing campaign. Interim objective to contact these decision makes tie to the problems identified on page ## seek to educate landowners of implementation and cost-share opportunities.