A Day With Jane Hardisty, Indiana NRCS State Conservationist: The SWCD would like to extend a tremendous thank you to Juan Carlos Arango and Robert Frew as well as Kip and Whitney Schlegel for showing us around their land. Monroe … Continue Reading →
Conservation in the Classroom: Check out the first installment of our educational videos, Conservation in the Classroom. You can find paired worksheets for various age groups to test concepts and comprehension on our website. … Continue Reading →
Peden Farm Kids Festival: Check out the video made by the Herald Times about the Peden Farm Festival. There was a great turn out this year despite increment weather, and the SWCD was pleased … Continue Reading →
Soil Health Video: Understanding the principals of soil health is a great place to start when learning to appreciate the importance of implementing conservation practices. Follow the link here to an educational video by … Continue Reading →
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Check out these pictures from the shiitake inoculation workshop at Bread and Roses Nursery that happened last weekend. The guys from Bread and Roses had some great insight into soil and forest health as it relates to fungi and mycelium. The rainwater catchment system they’ve built to irrigate their farm was extremely impressive as well.