Happenings

This Week is Stewardship Week!

The National Association of Conservation District’s (NACD) Stewardship Week is one of the largest national programs to promote natural resource conservation. Celebrated annually since 1955 between the last Sunday in April and the first Sunday in May, NACD Stewardship Week reminds us of our individual responsibilities to care for natural resources. This year’s Stewardship Week theme is Where Would We […]

COVID-19 Annoucements

In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Vincennes USDA Service Center will be closed to the public for the time being. One employee from the SWCD will be in the office at a time, but we will all be available by phone or email. Employees not in the office will be working from home or in the field.

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 registration is required due to limited space To register: Contact Tracey Johnson at SWCD: 812-882-8210, ext 3tracey.johnson@in.nacdnet.netYou need only register […]

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 Partnership feels should be highlighted. Here’s a nice video showcasing some of our activities that were featured in this year’s […]

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, Soil Health Team Leader/Specialist with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), speaking about soil health. The annual meeting and meal […]