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The Vigo County Soil and Water Conservation District was officially organized by landowners on January 23, 1950.  The District is a sub-division for the State of Indiana is responsible for soil and water conservation activities in Vigo County.  The district does not have any legal or regulatory power.  It cannot replace or duplicate the functions of local government units.

Our Purpose

To promote the wise use of soil, water and natural resources by providing education and technical assistance to individual landowners, operators, homeowners, organizations, agencies and units of government.  To analyze local needs and development programs aimed at solving problems of soil and water conservation.  Through the District, these problems are solved largely by land users themselves, with assistance furnished by various organizations and agencies.

Our Mission

To take an active role in the conservation, development, and productive use of our soil, water and related natural resources.

Supervisors:

Jennifer Hamilton, Chairman – Appointed

Casey Evans, Vice Chairman – Elected

Phillip Carter, Treasurer – Appointed

John Allen, Secretary – Elected

Brent Hults, Member – Elected

You can contact the SWCD and NRCS staff at:  (812)-232-0193 ext. 3

For E-mail correspondence:

Soil and Water Conservation District Staff:

Ryan Hendricks, Resource Conservationist / District Director

Jan Came, Urban Conservationist / MS4 Plan Review / Inspector

Becky Steele, Administrative Assistant

Natural Resource Conservation Service Staff:

Doug Walker, District Conservationist     

Vigo County Soil and Water Conservation District

3241 S. 3rd Pl.-Honey Creek West

Terre Haute, IN 47802-5252

Office: (812)-232-0193 ext. 3

Fax: (855)-391-1918

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