Gallatin Conservation District is a subdivision of state government and receives the majority of funds through a county tax assessment on real property The local Conservation District administers the Natural Streambed and Land Preservation Act, provides youth and adult education opportunities, sponsors grants, provides assistance to small acreage landowners, conducts a cost-share program for landowners, provides items for sale, partners with other agencies on natural resource-based projects, and gets actively involved in various programs and events.