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Owen County Soil & Water Conservation District

Looking for Projects in the Limestone Creek Watershed!

The two-stage ditching project that was planned for the LARE Grant did not meet the specs that were required.  We are now looking for projects that would reduce sediment and/or nutrient run-off in the Limestone Creek Watershed.  Land owners that…
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Outdoor classroom

  No sitting in a classroom for these students!  The Natural Resources class from Owen Valley High School inventoried trees on land that the Owen County SWCD owns.  The students measured, identified, and took GPS coordinates of the trees.  The…
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Leaves are changing, so is our staff

I apologize for the absence of posts lately.  Eric is no longer with the Owen County SWCD.  He has moved on to other projects and we wish him the best.  I (Sara) am still here holding things together.  The board…
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LARE Grant Awarded

The Owen County SWCD applied for and was awarded a Lake And River Enhancement (LARE) grant for 2013.  This grant is to reduce sediment and bacterial counts in the Limestone Creek Watershed.  We are currently working with The Nature Conservancy,…
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Saved!

While on a site visit yesterday, Eric saved a blue racer that was caught in erosion netting.  This snake got lucky; Eric was able to cut it loose.  The snake was let go a short distance from where it was…
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