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Celebrate Pollinator Week with Native Plants!

Join us this Saturday, June 24th at the Historic Vincennes Farmers Market to get some great native pollinator plants from us! We’ll have over 20 different species of native wildflowers and grasses including Common Milkweed, which is a host plant … Continue reading

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June Weed of the Month: Wild Parsnip

Wild Parsnip contains a compound that can cause severe rashes/burns, so do not touch this plant! See our fact sheet here.

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May 2017 Board Meeting Rescheduled!

Our monthly board meeting has been rescheduled from this Wednesday to this Friday the 19th at 7 am.

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Position Announcement for the Knox County Soil and Water Conservation District

The Knox County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is a subdivision of state government and is governed locally by a five-member Board of Supervisors and with the support of Associate Supervisors. The SWCD exists to promote the responsible use, … Continue reading

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April Weed of the Month: Periwinkle

See our April Weed of the Month fact-sheet here.

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75th Anniversary Annual Meeting!

We will be holding a special annual meeting this year to celebrate our 75th anniversary as a Soil and Water Conservation District! Tickets are free, but please RSVP by Wednesday, February 22nd. We need a head count in order to … Continue reading

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February Weed of the Month: Garlic Mustard

Check out the Weed of the Month fact sheet on Garlic Mustard here.

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Knox County Invasive Plant Species Management Cost Share Program

The Knox County Soil & Water Conservation District is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for its new Invasive Plant Species Management Cost Share Program on private lands. We are targeting landowners with natural areas (e.g. woods, wetlands, … Continue reading

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January Weed of the Month: Tree of Heaven

View the fact sheet here.

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Tri-County SWCD’s host Cover Crop Breakfast: 2/9/17

Through a partnership with the Alcoa Foundation, The Nature Conservancy and the Soil & Water Conservation Districts of Pike, Dubois and Gibson Counties, there will be a Cover Crop Breakfast on Thursday, February 9th, 2017. This event is FREE to … Continue reading

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