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2018 Challenge Match Grant! 

The SWCD applied for and was fortunate to be selected again as a recipient of the Wayne County Foundation Challenge Match Grant.  Please consider helping us reach our match goal of $2500.  Small or large amounts will help!  Funds raised will go towards Conservation Days, a program for Wayne County  3rd and 4th grade students.  Donated funds must be received between November 5th and November 13th, 2018 to be eligible for the grant.  Please contact the office today with any questions, and we appreciate your support!



Congratulations to Wayne County’s recipient of the River Friendly Farmer award!  Phillip and Linda Bowman of Bowman Superior Genetics received this prestigious award on August 15, 2018 at the Indiana State Fair.  For further details, please visit:

L-R: Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch, Phillip Bowman, Linda Bowman and Indiana Farm Bureau President Randy Kron

2018 group photo of River Friendly Farmer award winners


Free E-Waste Recycling – The next collection day will be the 4th Saturday of the month from 8AM to 12Noon at IU East

For more information:   E-Waste Recycling Flier Revised 7-24-17 

Wayne County SWCD was a recipient of the Ball Brother Foundation Rapid Grants!

Wayne County SWCD is recipient of a $2500 Wayne County Foundation Challenge Match Grant!

Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation District would like to thank all the donors that helped us to reach our match amount!  Your generosity will help us to provide outreach educational opportunities for our community.

Please read the following articles to remain up to date on these practices!

News Release – Indiana NRCS Announces FY18 EQIP Application Deadline_EQIP






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