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, development, and conservation of Knox County’s natural resources and works closely with a wide variety of partners in both the […]
See our April Weed of the Month fact-sheet here.
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 have enough food! Contact Tracey Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org or (812) 882-8210 x 3.
Check out the Weed of the Month fact sheet on Garlic Mustard here.
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, glades, prairies) of 1 to 10 acres (if more than 10, we recommend applying for the NRCS’ EQIP program; our […]
View the fact sheet here.
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 area producers who have a valued interest in improving their soil health and natural resources. A PARP credit has also […]
Here’s a link to the fact sheet: Weed of the Month for December 2016
Check out this pdf for information on Japanese Stiltgrass: October 2016 Weed of the Month
When: October 29th from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM Where: The Nature Center at Ouabache Trails (3500 N. Lower Fort Knox Rd., Vincennes, IN 47591) Contact: Will Drews @ email@example.com or (812) 882-8210 ext. 119 Details: Our bats eat tons of insects. But, they have a harder time finding healthy food when invasive plants are around. Join us for Bat […]