A Quality Assurance Project Plan is being written in order to meet requirements for the 319 Grant for Snapp/Kelso and Smalls Creek watersheds. This Plan includes the water testing that will be done starting in April. The parameters that will be sampled using a handheld meter include temperature, dissolved oxygen, pH, flow, turbidity, conductivity, salinity,… Continue reading
The Knox County SWCD has recently hired Christopher Nettles as the Watershed Specialist. A 319 Grant was just awarded by IDEM in December and the project will be focusing on Snapp/Kelso and Smalls Creek watersheds. The purpose a 319 Grant is to assess water quality within a watershed. IDEM had previously listed Snapp and Kelso… Continue reading
The Knox County SWCD is 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 22nd. Click here for a full position description. Contact Will Drews at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
The Grow City Workshops have returned! If you’re interested in backyard gardening, check this workshop out! What: Spring into Gardening: A Grow City 2022 Workshop where participants will learn about planning and problem-solving for their gardens. Where: Knox County Public Library, 502 N 7th St., Vincennes, IN. The workshop will take place in the library’s… Continue reading
The Knox County SWCD is still seeking candidates for the CEO position. This full time position will lead the SWCD’s human and capital resources to carry out the will of the Board of Supervisors in order to fulfill the SWCD’s mission of conserving and restoring Knox County’s natural resources. The CEO reports to the Board… Continue reading
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 email@example.com no later than 8-20-21 for consideration. Cover Crop Flyer Cover Crop Application