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The Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts (VASWCD) is a private nonprofit association of 47 soil and water conservation districts in Virginia and is classified accordingly as a 501(c)(5). It is a voluntary, nongovernmental association of Virginia's districts. The Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts and its Educational Foundation, a 501(c)(3),...
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(1) using an overseeder to seed brome, (2) using an overseeder to seed tillage radishes, (3) overseeding tillage radishes in two consecutive summers, (4) broadcast seeding radishes, and (5) control plots. Tillage radishes are valued for their ability to break up compaction, improve nutrient availability, and improve water infiltration rates. The project was begun in 2014 and will continue...
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I don’t know about you, but I am charged up with enthusiasm as our association went through some exciting new changes and a lot of business items last year to help keep us progressing into the future of conservation. I want to thank everyone who participated in meetings and brought input to the...
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The Lower Flint River Basin in southwest Georgia is one of the most ecologically rich river systems in the southeast and the epicenter of Georgia's robust agricultural economy. The Flint River Soil and Water Conservation District is dedicated to the stewardship of our natural resources for future...
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– It’s worth investing $20 and one winter day to feed your curiosity and that growing desire to improve your farm operation. Local agricultural producers and resource experts will share information and personal experiences on soil health improvement options, cover crop success, and wise nutrient...
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NYS Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program CREP: Keeping it Green, Keeping it Clean. Soil & Water Conservation Districts New York's 58 Soil & Water Conservation Districts:. Welcome to the New York State Soil and Water Conservation Committee Web Site. Agricultural Environmental Management - AEM Farming We Can Be Proud Of:. GIS Watershed Maps District Reports Toolkit for Districts.
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Conserve Alabama is an initiative of the Alabama Soil & Water Conservation Committee to provide tools and educational information about the wise use of our abundant natural resources so future generations can enjoy the same Alabama the Beautiful we know and love. Against the backdrop of the Alabama River at the Union Station Train Shed, the Alabama Soil & Water Conservation Committee (SWCC)...
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To work cooperatively with the public, nonprofit organizations, and governmental entities in protecting our water and land resources through the use of conservation practices; providing local leadership for the prudent use and conservation of water, soil, and associated resources while serving as a local natural resource information center. Providing local expertise on water quality, erosion...
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The Lorain Soil & Water Conservation District takes available technical, financial, and educational resources and coordinates them so that they meet the needs of the local land user for conservation of soil, water and related resources. The District takes available technical, financial, and educational resources, whatever their source, and focuses or coordinates them so that they meet the needs...
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The McLean County Soil and Water Conservation district helps preserve the resources of Bloomington and surrounding areas in McLean county. Tall dense growth of bluestem and other grasses carpeted the prairie. Lakes and swamps dotted the landscape. Heavy growths of trees and underbrush covered many of the slopes, fish, birds, and wild animals abounded. But alas, man came and appropriated these...
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Agricultural and commercial pesticide users from Jackson and Josephine Counties can register* to bring unwanted agricultural chemicals in for safe disposal. Empty, triple-rinsed, pesticide containers will also be accepted. (for rinsing instructions see the Ag Container Recycling Council website). Clean Harbors … Continue reading. USDA Announces Conservation Incentives for Working Grass, Range...
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MASWCD has partnered with the University of Minnesota Water Resources Center and the University of Minnesota Extension to bring land use and water quality research to local SWCD staff and supervisors through a series of webinars. Archived videos are linked to below. The Minnesota Conservation Partnership video was jointly produced by MASWCD, BWSR and NRCS to highlight our collective...
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Warren County, NY Soil and Water Conservation District. Utilizing funding provided by the Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP), CWICNY, the County Soil and Water Conservation Districts, and municipal/County DPW’s throughout the watershed are finalizing a new roadside protection program that will provide guidance and assistance to municipalities when facing challenges with secondary roads. This...
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Public outreach is one of the most important steps in the locally-led conservation process. Education raises awareness of issues that affect our natural systems, which impacts the quality of life in our communities. Learn more. District's Storm Water Program is focused on developing and implementing better methods to help guide planning, design, construction and maintenance of water quality...
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The mission of the Prince George's Soil Conservation District is to protect and promote the health, safety and general welfare of the citizens of the State and County, and otherwise enhance their living environment, by conserving soil, water, and related resources and by controlling and preventing soil erosion in order to preserve natural resources, control floods, prevent impairment of dams...
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The District recently purchased a new weather station to monitor temperature, wind, and precipitation. All weather data is downloaded wirelessly to the internet, updated by the minute, and available to the public by logging on to NPSWCD's page on weatherlink.com. The website, brought to you by Davis Instruments, makers of the weatherlink station, allows you to quickly obtain minute by minute...
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Ocean County Soil Conservation District provides Ocean County with a wide variety of natural resource conservation services. The Ocean County Soil Conservation District strives to lead efforts to protect and conserve our soil and water resources by providing educational programs to members of the community, including homeowners, teachers, students, scouts, farmers, public officials, various...
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The St. Mary’s Soil Conservation District is a political subunit of state government which was created on November 14, 1941. The legal charter was issued by the state of Maryland on January 5, 1942. The District is governed by a board of supervisors who are local county residents. Members are appointed to five (5) year terms by the State Soil Conservation Committee, with recommendations from...
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Mower County Soil and Water Conservation District work with farmland, soil and waterways in Mower County, Austin MN. Mower SWCD honors Tom & Michael Cotter and family of Austin Township with its annual conservation award for their numerous conservation efforts and focus in recent years on incorporating cover crops into their farming as well as promoting the soil-health practice. Southland...
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Dedicated to assisting and educating our citizens in conservation management through proper use of the soil, water, and natural resources of Wayne County for all generations. Local cattle producers learn about forages at the 2014 Pasture & Livestock Clinic. Students learn about the harvesting of corn through the ages at Conservation Days. The Rain Garden located on the Wayne County Fairgrounds....
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