Welcome!

Our mission is to assist and educate citizens, land users, and other agencies in the wise use of natural resources in Elkhart County. Whether you are a farmer, contractor, educator, gardener, land owner, or just enjoy the outdoors; we hope you can use our services to help appreciate and conserve our natural resources!

Please use the tabs above to help you find information. We’re here to help! Feel free¬† to contact us with questions or concerns.


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Sign up to receive updates on workshops and other opportunities from the Elkhart County SWCD here!

Sign up to receive the environmental education e-newsletter “Elkhart County EnvironMentor” here!

Sign up to receive Rule 5 updates and news in an e-newsletter here!


Submit your photos for the 2018-2019 Elkhart County Waters Calendar!

If you want to see your favorite water-themed photo on the Stormwater Partnership’s bi-annual calendar, please send a copy to us! We are looking for photos that show recreation along Elkhart County’s waterways, local wildlife, stormwater control practices (eg. rain barrels or rain gardens), agriculture conservation practices, and scenic shots of our local waterways.

Deadline to submit: May 22, 2017

Requirements: JPEG digital format, 300 dpi, 11″ x 8.5″

Submission or questions? Contact Jordan Beehler