Whiteside County Soil and Water
Conservation District
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Possible Shutdown - In case of Federal Government Shutdown Monday January 22, 2018, Whiteside Co SWCD will continue to operate at the following address: 13656 Rockwood Court, Morrison IL 61270. Our contact phone number will be: 815-441-3088. This phone number only includes the SWCD employees. No NRCS or FSA employees can be reached at this number. We will not have access to the USDA Building or any files with in it. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. 

Spring Native Plant Sale...

We are once again having a spring native plant sale. Please click the link below for more details.

Spring 2018 Native Plant Order Form


The Whiteside Co. SWCD Education Foundation is holding a chainsaw safety seminar in February 2018, free of charge. See the photo for more details. Call the office to reserve your space or let us know if you have any questions. Thank you.

Newsletter Sponsorship...

Would you like to participate in our newsletter sponsorship program? Do you have a business that you would like to put in our bi-annual newsletter? Call our office at 815-772-2124 ext 3 for more details. Thank you!!
Rain Barrels....

Thank you to everyone that ordered rain barrels. We have 2 rain barrels left in stock a gray and terra cotta, they are $65.00 each. If you are interested in any of them, please call our office and let us know. 815-772-2124 ext 3. Thank you. We also have 2 damaged rain barrels for $20 each and you would have to repair them. Let us know if you are interested. Thank you.

Wood Duck Houses:

Functional rustic wood duck houses, $55 each for the front opening boxes or $60 each for the side opening boxes. You will need to supply the pole, clamps and wood shavings. Put no more than 3" of wood shavings on the bottom. The rougher the wood, the more use it will get. Let us know if you are interested in purchasing one by calling 815-772-2124 ext 3. Thank you.





We still have plenty of uncleaned black oil sunflower seed for sale. No guarantees on weed content or purity of the seed but should be suitable for bird feed. There will be approximately 20 pounds for the cost of $5.00. We have bags available but you may also bring containers if you would like instead of bags. Let us know if you would like any by calling 815-772-2124 ext 3 and make up pick up arrangements.
 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. 


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