Join us for the third annual Monarch Madness event on Saturday, September 25th from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Fox Ridge Nature Park (1364 N. Hillcrest Rd. Vincennes, IN 47591)! We will have nets ready for catching and tagging migrating monarch butterflies. There will also be local organizations with displays, giveaways, and refreshments. *Social… Continue reading
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 with the support of Associate Supervisors. The SWCD promotes the responsible use, development, and conservation of Knox County’s natural resources. It works closely with a wide variety of partners in… Continue reading
Cover Crop cost share opportunity for Knox County. Both farm and urban land eligible under this program. Additional info and application can be found following the links below. Both pages of the application should be filled out and e mailed back to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 8-20-21 for consideration. Cover Crop Flyer Cover Crop Application
The Knox County Invasive Species Board will be meeting this Wednesday, June 9th at 5 pm at the Knox County Public Library Meeting Room (502 N 7th Street, Vincennes). For more information, contact Will Drews at email@example.com or (812) 882-8210 x 3408.
The Knox County SWCD is looking to hire a full-time watershed specialist (with benefits) to work on grant funded watershed projects in the county. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For questions about the position, contact Troy Hinkle at firstname.lastname@example.org. See the full position description here.
We are looking for an intern or two this summer for natural resource conservation related work, including invasive plant removal, native plant production, native plantings, and other tasks. The application deadline is April 23rd. Click here for a full position description. Contact Will Drews at email@example.com if you have any questions.
The 79th Annual Meeting of the Knox County SWCD will look a little different than previous years. It will be held virtually through the Zoom platform on March 8th at 6:30 pm. Please register by March 4th for the meeting by following this link:https://purdue-edu.zoom.us/…/tJApdO6vpjwpHdXKbcOh04mn1… Or by calling the SWCD Office at 812-882-8210 x 3 or… Continue reading
It’s a new year! How about starting it off with replacing some invasive shrubs with native species? The Knox County CISMA is excited to announce a new Invasive Shrub Replacement Program for this Spring! Remove invasive shrubs and get up to 3 native ones to replace them (as supplies last). You can find more information… Continue reading
The December Knox County SWCD Board Meeting will be conducted via Zoom on Wednesday, December 16th at 7 am. If you would like to join the call, please call District CEO Charlie Ring for more information at 812-881-8877.