The Knox County Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA) is partnering with George Rogers Clark NHP to unveil a new initiative in 2021 called Knox County Goes Native. They are looking for a logo to represent the initiative’s mission and are calling on all local artists, graphic designers, and nature enthusiasts to consider entering. The… Continue reading
The November Knox County SWCD Board Meeting will be conducted via Zoom on Wednesday, November 18th at 7 am. If you would like to join the call, please call District CEO Charlie Ring for more information at 812-881-8877.
Our office is temporarily closed due to a potential COVID exposure. All staff are teleworking until further notice. You can find staff members’ emails on our website here: http://knoxcountyswcd.com/contact-us/
The Knox County Invasive Species Board will be meeting this Wednesday, October 14th at 4 pm at the Knox County Public Library Meeting Room (502 N 7th Street, Vincennes). For more information, contact Will Drews at firstname.lastname@example.org or (812) 882-8210 x 3408.
VINCENNES, Ind.— Japanese Chaff Flower, a perennial invasive weed in the Amaranth family, has invaded some private land near Decker Chapel in southern Knox County. Before now, the Japanese Chaff Flower (or JCF) was localized around the Ohio River Floodplain, with the closest known population in Gibson County. JCF (Achyranthes japonica) can grow up to… Continue reading
The Knox County CISMA will be out at Pyramid Mound (1180 RAMSEY RD., VINCENNES, IN 47591) again this Saturday from 9:30 am to around 12 pm, continuing to work on the invasive plants there. We will have a variety of activities to accomplish, including pulling young plants, spraying some plants, cut stump treating larger individuals,… Continue reading
The Knox County Invasive Species Board will be meeting this Wednesday, July 29th at 4 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 Soil and Water Conservation District Board will have a different meeting time and place this month as well as have an executive sessions afterwards. Notice of regular Board meeting on Thursday July 23, 2020The meeting will be held at 7:00 am at Mike Brocksmith Farm (678 S. Hickory Corner Road, Vincennes, IN… Continue reading
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… Continue reading
Here are the Virtual Prescribed Fire Presentations! Reach out to us with any questions. And here is a video of the prescribed fire conducted by SWCD staff and volunteers on April 18, 2020.