Author: Jenna Wait

The Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence

The Elkhart County Soil & Water Conservation District has had the honor of receiving The Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence under the Land use/Conservation category for the development and continuation of their Storm Water Alliance Management Program (SWAMP). The Indiana…

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Conversations with Conservation Cat

Have you ever shoveled soil in your backyard and dug up a bunch of worms? Worms have a symbiotic relationship with soil, meaning that the soil and the worms benefit each other. Soil provides protection, habitat, and nutrients for the…

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Cover Your Future

This year at the annual cover crop meeting we will be focusing on the future and what is in store for those who work with the land. Our featured speakers will be Hans Kok, Jeffrey Dukes, and Eileen J. Kladivko….

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Free stormwater calendars promote water quality

The Greater Elkhart County Stormwater Partnership is again distributing a free, two-year calendar called “Elkhart County Water Resources 2020-21” calendar uses pictures donated by local photographers, combined with information boxes, to increase awareness of our rivers, streams, lakes, and wetlands,…

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It’s time for tree sale orders!

It is that time of the year again where we start taking 2020 tree sale order forms. If you want that early bird special for 10% off your order, now is the time to get your order in. Early bird…

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