Whiteside County Soil and Water
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Native Plant Sale in Spring 2016

Hello All,

Our board of directors has decided to go forward with the native plant sale for the spring of 2016, for pollinator and wildlife purposes. Please see the attached order form and send it to us no later than the date listed on it. If you have any questions or concerns, call us at 815-772-2124 ext 3 or email whitesidecountyswcd@hotmail.com. Thank you!!

Plant Order Form

Fall Fish and Tree Sales 
Fall sales are completed. Everyone's participation in any way, shape or form, make each sale a great success and is greatly appreciated. Thank you to everyone that has participated in the past, and those that will participate in the future!! For any other information about the tree or fish sales call our office at 815-772-2124 ext 3. Thank You!!


General and Continuous CRP Sign Ups:

General Sign up will be December 2015 through February 2016. Contact FSA for more details on the general or continuous sign ups. 815-772-2124 ext. 2. 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 in the Natural Area Guardian section of the website. 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. 


 Fruit Trees

In the spring of 2016 we will be offering Honeycrisp and Red Rome Beauty Apple Trees.  These Apple Trees come from Stark Bro's and are high quality nursery trees.  Caliper - 3/8" Approx. Height - 3-4' bare root.
These trees should be used for conservation purposes for wildlife and insect pollination.  They should not be planted on CRP acres.

The approximate price for these trees will be between $13 and $15. Contact our office at 815-772-2124 ext 3 or stop by to place your order.

Thank you!


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2015 - 4th Grade Conservation Field Day

  See Education section for more details.

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