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Knox County SWCD Conservation Seminar with Barry Fisher on March 10

If you can’t attend our annual meeting or would like a more in depth discussion on soil health with Barry Fisher, consider attending the Knox County SWCD’s Conservation Seminar on “Soil Health for the Future” on March 10th from 10 … Continue reading

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Grow City Garden 2020 Spring Series Workshops

Interested in getting into gardening this year? Consider attending the upcoming Grow City Garden 2020 Spring Series Workshops! Workshop dates: February 18, March 17, April 21 Time: 6:00 pm EST Location: Knox County Public Library Sun Room Cost: Free! but … Continue reading

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Knox County SWCD Awarded District Showcase Award at 2020 IASWCD Annual Conference

Our district was honored to receive one of the district showcase awards at this year’s Indiana Association of SWCDs Annual Conference earlier this month. This award is given to districts that have succeeded with innovative projects that the Indiana Conservation … Continue reading

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Knox County SWCD Annual Meeting on March 9th

Please join us for our 78th Annual Meeting on Monday, March 9th, 2020 at 6:30 pm at the Vincennes University Green Activities Center (120 W Harrison Street, Harrison St, Vincennes, IN 47591). The evening will feature guest speaker Barry Fisher, … Continue reading

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Knox County SWCD Summer Internship Opportunities

Do you like being outdoors and helping conserve our natural resources? If so, consider applying to be a summer 2020 natural resources intern! Interns will gain experience in invasive species identification and control, plant propagation, conservation practices, local government and … Continue reading

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Giving Tuesday (12/3/19) Donation Request

Knox County SWCD is one of the entities eligible for a 1:1 match on all donations to our Knox County Community Foundation account (Knox County Soil & Water Charitable Endeavors) on Giving Tuesday! You can help support local natural resources … Continue reading

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Knox County SWCD Office Closed 11/5

The Knox County Soil & Water Conservation District office will be closed on Tuesday, November 5th for election day. Co-located FSA and NRCS offices will still be open.

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Final Grow City Workshop of 2019

The final Grow City Workshop for the year will be on Cover Crops for Gardens. What:  Learn how to plant cover crops to improve garden soil for next spring (presented by Tom Held, Knox Co District Conservationist)  Receive … Continue reading

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Grow City Workshop: Lasagna Layers & Seed Saving

What: Learn “lasagna layer gardening” – a method to create a no-dig garden bed and enrich the garden soil Learn how to gather and clean seeds for saving – right from the Grow City Garden (participants can take some seeds … Continue reading

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Grow City Composting Workshop

Grow City Workshop: Composting Made Easy What: Learn the basics of composting o What is compost? o How to make it? o How to use it? Watch a compost bin being built @ the Grow City Garden Help fill the … Continue reading

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