2024 Annual Meeting-Banquet. Save the Date. February 22, 2024
5th Grade Field Days. The Vigo County Soil and Water Conservation District hosted the 5th Grade Field Days at the Wabash Valley Fairgrounds on September 12, 13 and 14.
986 Vigo County 5th graders participated this year. They learned about water quality, soil health, livestock and Alpacas, the importance of agriculture and its history, weather and conservation.
Approximately 40 volunteers were involved with three day event.
Financial support came from the Vigo County Soil and Water Conservation District, Farm Bureau and BE-N-Ag farms
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.
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.
To take an active role in the conservation, development, and productive use of our soil, water and related natural resources.
Phil Carter, Chairman – Appointed
Casey Evans, Vice Chairman – Elected
Ethan Wyrick, Treasurer – Elected
Clint Wiley, Secretary – Appointed
Jeremy Sporer, Member – Elected
You can contact the SWCD and NRCS staff at: (812)-232-0193 ext. 3
Soil and Water Conservation District Staff:
Brendan Kearns, District Director, Resource Conservationist. Brendan.Kearns@VigoCounty.in.gov
Laura Tohill Administrative Assistant Laura.Tohill@vigocounty.in.gov
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