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Owen County Soil & Water Conservation District

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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Owen County SWCD Accepting Farmer Cost-Share Applications

Posted with permission from the Spencer Evening World. Original article published 3/24/2015. The Owen County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) is currently accepting applications for cost-share funding for conservation practices in the Mill Creek watershed in northern Owen County. The…
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Owen SWCD 2015 Annual Meeting

Our 2015 Annual Meeting will be held on Saturday, February 28th at 6:00 pm at the Owen County Fairgrounds 4-H Building. The election for new candidate for supervisor will take place at the beginning of the meeting, followed by dinner…
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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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Free Septic Workshop

We are hosting a free septic workshop!  It will be held in the Nature Center at McCormick’s Creek State Park on October 28 at 7 pm.  Information about how a septic system works and regular maintenance that should be performed…
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