Warren County Soil & Water Conservation District

Warren County Soil & Water Conservation District SWCD Purpose to provide info about soil, water & related natural resource conservation; identify & prioritize local soil & water resource concerns, connect land users to sources of educational,technical & financial assistance, to implement conservation
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Have property along the Wabash that floods frequently?  We may have the answer for you!  Consider enrolling that land in...
10/21/2020
Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts

Have property along the Wabash that floods frequently? We may have the answer for you! Consider enrolling that land into our Wetland Reserve Easement Program.

Start the conservation planning and application process early. The funding to protect these critical water resources and wildlife habitat is provided through the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program’s (ACEP) Wetland Reserve Easement (WRE) program.

10/16/2020

ISO Photos from around Warren County. Please email them to me at: [email protected]

10/08/2020

The USDA office will be closed Monday October 12th for Columbus Day and Farmers Day. Be Safe

Please feel free to share your fall colors of harvest and conservation efforts in the county.
10/03/2020

Please feel free to share your fall colors of harvest and conservation efforts in the county.

A good watch!  Find out more in this 85 minute documentary on Netflix discussing regenerative agriculture.
09/30/2020
'Kiss the Ground'

A good watch! Find out more in this 85 minute documentary on Netflix discussing regenerative agriculture.

LOS ANGELES -- The movie features a lineup of some of Hollywood’s most recognizable names and faces, but two of its stars fly a little...

09/26/2020
Big Pine Watershed

Funding is available to those in Big Pine Creek Watershed!

Own or Rent a Farm in Big Pine Watershed? Learn how to qualify for funding & technical assistance that builds soil health on farms, while improving water quality downstream. 209,000+ acres make up the Big Pine Watershed & millions of dollars are available today. #covercrops #conservation #soilhealth #waterquality

www.bigpine.com/watershed

09/14/2020

Meeting at the Park Pavilion in Williamsport at 8:30 am Wednesday September 16th, 2020

09/02/2020

The USDA office will be closed for Observance of Labor Day on September 7th. We will be back in the office on September 8th, 2020.

08/10/2020

August 12th, 2020, Williamsport Park Pavilion at 8:30 am SWCD Board meeting, residents of Warren County are welcome to attend. It is posted there along with an agenda of what business we have to conduct. Have a great Monday!

07/29/2020
Big Pine Watershed

This will fill up fast, it is free but you still need to register and have the ticket when you come due to the count limit.

One of the many ways we work to keep Big Pine clean!

RSVP here: https://www.ccsin.org/event-details/clark-farms-deconstructed?fbclid=IwAR1cXPOLB3_sgzFA8qIRyiEPd7sNi16iIaicJEFG_71T1cQ1z2mJmZ6a1AA

The Big Pine Creek Watershed Project in partnership with Clark Farms will be highlighting successful regenerative agriculture systems via national leaders in conservation. This event will highlight economic advantages and platforms behind these practices while incorporating market-based advantages to regenerative farming.

Who is it for? Farmers & Landowners that want to build up the value & nutrient density of the soils on their farms.

What? On farm learning day at Clark Land & Cattle to learn the first steps you can take to building #soilhealth while reducing input costs.

When? August 28, 2020

Where? Clark Land & Cattle 563 S. US HWY 41 Williamsport, IN 47993

Why? Learn the Economic Benefits of building soil health while reducing input costs on the acres you own AND the acres you rent.

Good for Business. Good for the Environment.
The Prescriptions for Success & Resilient Returns.

07/10/2020

It is about that time again for another newsletter. If you haven't let me know your email address please do so. We will be going to mostly email for sending out the newsletter unless specifically requested for regular mail. We are trying to keep cost down as well. We are trying to compile a list of recipients for the newsletter, so if you see this message and wish to receive the newsletter and don't please let us know.
[email protected]

765-764-8047 - Monday thru Friday 8-4

Please feel free to join in with our sponsors and help with the cost of postage and you could get recognized for your efforts in helping spread the word on Conservation in your community.
Please feel free to share this post to help spread the word as well.

07/02/2020

We will be closed July 3rd in observance of July 4th
Be safe everyone

06/30/2020

Time Again for another Board Meeting Wednesday July 8th at 8:30 am at the Williamsport Park Pavilion

06/05/2020

Board Meeting June 10th, 2020 at the Williamsport Park Pavilion at 8:30 am.

05/29/2020

Don't forget to vote on June 2nd. The SWCD office will be closed that day. But the FSA and NRCS offices will be opened.

We have a newsletter now. Would you like to receive a copy of it?  We can send it to you on email or regular mail. Pleas...
05/29/2020

We have a newsletter now. Would you like to receive a copy of it? We can send it to you on email or regular mail. Please let me know if you would like one. You can email me, [email protected]; Call the office, 765-764-8047 or message me on Facebook messenger.

05/21/2020

Memorial Day is Monday May 25th. The USDA office will be closed for that day.
Have a safe and memorable Memorial Day.

Warren County Soil & Water Conservation District's cover photo
05/14/2020

Warren County Soil & Water Conservation District's cover photo

05/14/2020

Board Meeting conference call cancelled this morning.

05/12/2020

We are having a board meeting via Conference call Thursday May 14th, 2020 at 8:30 to 9:30 am. If anyone is interested in calling in to participate please feel free to call or message the office to obtain the number and pass code. You must be a landowner in Warren County and interested in soil and water conservation.

Warren County Soil & Water Conservation District's cover photo
05/08/2020

Warren County Soil & Water Conservation District's cover photo

Just a few pics from going out and about, thought I would share parts of Warren County with you.
05/08/2020

Just a few pics from going out and about, thought I would share parts of Warren County with you.

Try to remember to share your photos with us please as you are out and about. This was about a week ago on one of my tri...
05/01/2020

Try to remember to share your photos with us please as you are out and about. This was about a week ago on one of my trips.

04/21/2020

Celebrate some special days this week.
Recycle, Reduce, Reuse

National Parks Day Today- Take a walk in the park but keep social distancing

Earth Day April 22, 2020- Be kind to the ground you walk on and pick up some trash, don't liter, put trash where trash should be, plant a flower, a garden. Help this Earth we all live on.

Arbor Day is Friday April 24, 2020, plant a tree or shrub, go for a walk around to spot and identify what kind of trees we have in our community.

04/12/2020

Happy Easter to all. May you feel the blessings Jesus has done for us.

Thanks Jeff Bradshaw and Ryan Bell
04/10/2020

Thanks Jeff Bradshaw and Ryan Bell

ThanksAmy Holley
04/10/2020

ThanksAmy Holley

04/09/2020

The Warren County SWCD office will be closed for Good Friday, 2020

04/09/2020

Do you have pictures of planting in 2020 yet, Can you share them with the SWCD please

Seeding information to Share!
03/31/2020

Seeding information to Share!

Tomorrow is the first day of the spring seeding window for native grasses and wildflowers in Indiana! If you need additional guidance on site preparation or planting native grasses and wildflowers, contact your local Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever Farm Bill Biologist. A coverage map with contact information is in the pictures below.

If you would like one of the pictured establishment guides emailed to you as a PDF, email Robert at [email protected] and he will get you it right away.

03/30/2020

Good Day to everyone! It is a beautiful day out this Monday.
We have plat books for sale at $20 each
Bundles of flags for $12 each
Since we can NOT do a face to face meet right now due to the restrictions of the COVID-19 virus. If you would like to purchase the above mentioned please feel free to call, email or message me and we can arrange any exchange needed.

If SWCD /NRCS were to sell trees again would anyone be interested in buying them from us?
Please feel free to share this post.

Get the word out we are about conservation

03/27/2020

Hi everyone! Hope you are all being safe and clean.
I am trying to take advantage of this quiet time and learn all I can about the SWCD.

Please be advised we are still opened, however we have to communicate by phone or email only. If you have papers to drop off, get signed or need help with, you have to call us and we will instruct you further.

Please keep following us for current updates with activities as when we will be able to. Any questions concerning SWCD and conservation please feel free to call the office. Normal office hours are 8 to 4 EST. (Unless the county closes). If I don't know the answer I will do my best to find out for you.
Anyone can post on this page, If you have pictures of the surrounding area in the county and have time to post them that would be greatly appreciated.

03/19/2020

Please wish Deb Lane a happy retirement. She plans to spend time with family and enjoy life. She as been an asset to this office and gratefully appreciated of her service in the community.

Julie Clark is the new District Administrator for the Soil and Water Conservation District now. Please feel free to call or email her when you have time to welcome her.

Address

705B E St Rd 28
Williamsport, IN
47993

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 16:00
Thursday 08:00 - 16:00
Friday 08:00 - 16:00

Telephone

+17657648047

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Planting corn on the Cumberland Farm in Lake County, Indiana on rye cover crop ground. Just North of Schneider
Celebrate by recycling, planting a tree, going to a park and walking, pick up trash along side the road, make your community better National Parks Day is April 21, 2020-Tomorrow!!! Earth Day is April 22, 2020-Wednesday Arbor Day is April 24, 2020-Friday
Here is the newsletter for the Big Pine Watershed!!!