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Workshop and Visioning session- Invasive Plant Awareness group

CCL flyer-Owen-FINAL– Program flyer with more details. The Owen County SWCD is partnering with the Purdue Extension Conservation through Community Leadership (CCL) team to host a workshop visioning session related to natural resource concerns, conservation, agriculture, and land use planning…
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Spencer MYPath Trailhead Dedication – April 1st

Please join us in dedicating the new primary MYPath Trailhead in Spencer, Indiana at 1:00pm on the afternoon of Saturday, April 1, 2017. The ceremony will take place at the trailhead shelter, located on the southeast corner of Main Street…
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Owen County SWCD to Host Local Working Group Meeting

The Owen County Soil and Water Conservation District on behalf of the United States Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resource Conservation Service will host a public Local Working Group Meeting on Tuesday September 15, 2015 at 6:00 pm at the SWCD…
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SWCD Director Position Opening

A note from current SWCD Executive Director Kelsey Thetonia: With mixed feelings, I have announced my respectful resignation from my position as Executive Director of the Owen County SWCD. This was certainly not an easy decision to make, but I have accepted a…
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MYpath Trail System Is Announced

Permission to reprint was given by the Spencer Evening World, where the original article was published on 12/12/2014: Local Groups Announce MYpath Trail System Launch; Smithville Charitable Foundation Grant Adds Funding A cooperative effort between three local organizations will bring…
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Knock Out Noxious Weeds with Owen SWCD

Published by the Spencer Evening World on 12/10/2014 Did you know that palmer amaranth, a fast-spreading and aggressive weed, has been reported in Clay County? Although no reports have been made for this invasive plant in Owen County, it’s only…
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On-Farm Network Informational Meeting

The Clay County SWCD is hosting an informational meeting for those interested in being a part of the Indiana On-Farm Network.  The meeting will be held at the Jackson Township Firehouse in Clay County on March 14th at 9:00 am. …
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Watch for soil erosion!

This weekend’s local forecast calls for rain and higher temperatures.  I’ll be glad for the snow to melt off the roads, but I also have a concern.  With all the water, there is a potential for soil erosion.  Keep an…
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