A BIG thank you for all who joined us for our Annual Meeting!

on Febuary 25th 2014

at The Old Train Depot 

  

Charlie Adams was a very inspirational and the food was great!!

Plan on joining us for the 2015 Annual Meeting. To become a Corporate or Affiliate member, call the office and ask how. 

Kosciusko County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) is a governmental subdivision of Indiana.  It is responsible for carrying out practices and programs that promote the conservation of our soil, water, and related natural resources within the county.  By working in partnership with Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) this purpose is carried out by providing technical assistance, cost-share opportunities, and educational programs.

Healthy Soils Field Day 

 August 21, 2014

5:30pm-dusk

Corner of 900 West and 700 North Rochester

Free!!! But you must Register

574-267-7445 ext 3 

Environmental Education Association of Indiana (EEAI)

2014 EEAI Conference 

September 26th-28th

McCormick's Creek State Park

Igniting A Green Fire

Fieldprint Calculator Pilot Project

Middle Eel River Watershed Initiative

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NEWS from the

USDA

It is that time of year again to start thinking about preserving the summers bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables. Use the link below for freezing tips.

Freezing and Food Safety

  

  

  

NEWS from the NRCS

Soil Health

  

NRCS Advises keeping crop residue to avoid erosion problems.  

  

WRP?'s  

IASWCD
Soil and Water Conservation Society: Hoosier Chapter

Hoosier Chapter: Soil and Water Conservation Society 

Indiana Association of Soil and Water      Conservation Districts

Ever wonder about soil?

Dig in and learn more about "Dirt"

Watch Ray "the soil guy" in Theater!

  

  

What Goes On in the Garden When You Are Not Watching

Click on the hummingbird to watch this amazing video!

  

Mission- To help people manage, conserve and enhance natural resources for present and future generations through                  education, public information, leadership, and development of innovative programs. 

Kosciusko County Soil and Water Conservation District

Upcoming Events 

2014

     

August: 

   Board Meeting-

         5th@ 7:30pm

September:

Closed Sept. 1, 2014

    Board Meeting-

       2nd@ 7:30pm

October:

    Board Meeting-

       7th@ 7:30pm

November:

    Board Meeting-

       TBA

Closed Nov. 4, 11, 27&28

December:

  Board Meeting:

     2nd@ 7:00pm

Closed December 25&26

  

Closed January 1, 2015

  

     

  

  

  Do to the nature of the work performed, there are times when no one will be in the office. Please call before making a special trip to the office. (574)267-7445 ext 3

  

  

  The following services are available:

Soil Reports  

• Soil Survey Maps/ Web Soil Survey

• Conservation Materials Library

• Topographic Maps

• Pond Management Information

Soil Erosion Control Practices

• Nutrient Management

• Conservation Planning

Terra Plane Rental

Tree Sales

Training – Project WILD, WET & Learning Tree

• Wetlands Information  

    Conservation Camp

    • Soil Stewardship Materials

    • Leadership 20/20

    • Chlorophyll Meter Available

          

     

      

    Office Hours 

    Monday – Friday      8:00 am – 4:00 pm

    County Holidays -  office closed

      

      

    For more information about any of these services,                           contact the SWCD office at:

    217 E. Bell Dr. Warsaw, IN  46582   ~   574-267-7445 ext. 3

    2014 Multi-County Forestry Field Day

    Saturday September 20, 2014

    9am-12noon EDT

    Location-Dillon Property

    Kosciusko/Whitley County line on US 30

      

    Watch the Salmon Run LIVE from Alaska!!