News and Events


Learn from Urban Soil Health Specialist, Megan Ayers on using cover crops, even in small scale urban practices.
She will teach you the importance of cover crop for soil health, what cover crop to choose and termination strategies.
Join the Wayne County SWCD and partners in working on a Small Scale!
Please RSVP  so we may plan accordingly!

2024 Pesticide Clean Sweep –   2024_clean_sweep_form

COMPOST WORKSHOP! Friday, June 7th @ 5:30pm

A FREE event held at the Wayne County Urban S.O.I.L. garden at the Wayne County Fair grounds. 

Learn the ins and outs of composting with Megan Ayers, Urban Soil Health Specialist. We will have compost systems available at a 50% discount. (Cash/Check accepted)

There will be a FREE light dinner and dessert. 

Bring your own seating! This is an outdoor event in our garden, not in the Kuhlman Center or Expo.

Please Click Here to RSVP by June 5th!

Conservation Focus Workshop & PARP!  March 21, 2024  Click flyer below for details.  Meal RSVP’s are required by March 15.



POLLINATOR HABITAT WORKSHOP! Check out the flyer below for details!

Pollinator Flyer



URBAN S.O.I.L. Newsletter – vol. 1, issue 2


Spotted Lanternfly egg cases and native insect egg cases


Wayne County Urban S.O.I.L. Garden

URBAN S.O.I.L. Newsletter – vol. 1

Wayne County CISMA: 

What is a CISMA, Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area?  Join this locally led group to learn about invasive plants, why we should plant native plants, and about WIPER – Wayne Invasive Plant Education & Removal

Like and Follow WIPER on facebook now too! 


Updated 2020 Indiana Invasive Plant list:


pdf: 2020_IN_InvasiveList common