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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
The Knox County CISMA is hosting an invasive species removal workday on Saturday, December 12th at the Spirit of Vincennes Rendezvous Grounds.Come anytime between 9:00 am-5:00 pm.Enter at the corner of 3rd and Willow St.Please bring work clothes and face masks. Water and tools will be available. See event flyer here.
Our counterparts in Sullivan County are hosting a Indiana Master Naturalist course again this coming year, which is a great course if you are interested in learning more about the natural environment. For more information, check out the flyer here and contact Bill Spurlin (Phone: 812-699-1444, Email: email@example.com).
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