JOB OPPORTUNITY - I'm sharing this photo on behalf of a fellow SWCD - Stephenson County. If you are interested please get a hold of them at the contact information on the photo. Thank you....
Natural Area Guardians
If you are interested in preserving the lands natural beauty and would like to volunteer to help the with the native areas, please see the info listed directly below this. To become a NAG member or if you have any questions, comments or concerns, they can be directed to our office at 815-772-2124 ext 3.
Wednesday, Feb 4, 2015 was the Whiteside Co SWCD Director Election and I am pleased to announce that Mr. Mike Jacobsen and Mr. Dave Feltes have been elected to serve another two year term on the Whiteside Co SWCD Board of Directors. Congratulations.
Item for Sale:
Woodward Flail Vac Seed Stripper
We also still have the Seed Stripper with a minimum bid of $2,300.00. Please contact our office for any questions or concerns. Items are sold in as is condition.
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This goes out to educators as well as parents.... If there are any type of workshops, presentations or conservation related topics you would like to see offered for the school children, please let me know and we will see what our Education Fund can do to help. And for the educators, please remember the SWCD's Education Fund offers teacher grants. Contact us and we will get the grant information to you. We would like to be able to promote conservation education as much as possible. Call 815-772-2124 ext3 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you
Prices to be determined
We offered Gold Rush and Enterprise Apple Trees again this Spring, as well as Starking Delicious Pear and Bartlett Pear. These Apple Trees come from Stark Bro's and are high quality nursery trees. Caliper - 7/8" Approx. Height - 5-7'
These trees should be used for conservation purposes for wildlife and insect pollination. They should not be planted on CRP acres.
We appreciate the orders so that we are able to secure the best trees available. Contact our office to get in your order.
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2014 - 4th Grade Conservation Field Day
was held Thursday, September 25th 2014 at
Palisades State Park
The Conservation Day was a huge success. See Education section for more details.