6021 Development Drive, Suite 2, Charleston, IL 61920 info@colescountyswcd.org 217-345-3901 ext. 3

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Call-Out For Cost-Share Applications!

After several years without any state cost-share funds, the Coles County SWCD has received an allocation to help fund conservation practices in our area! The Coles County SWCD is currently accepting applications for the Partners for Conservation funding program. Practices such…
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2017 Pond Management Seminar Date Announced

The Coles County Soil and Water Conservation District will be hosting a Pond Management Seminar at 5:30pm on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. Guest speaker Mike Mounce, IDNR Fish Biologist, will be addressing topics such as fish management, species identification, aquatic…
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Prairie Plant Sale Scheduled for May

Save the date! The annual prairie plant sale is underway. Orders are due by Wednesday, May 17th. Please bring your completed order form and check for payment into the office by this date to ensure that your plants will be…
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FSA reminds producers to send in info for CRP contracts

FSA would like to remind producers who received a mid-management letter this spring, you must provide the office with bills for the acreage, shares of who receives the management payment, and the date that the management practice was completed.  You…
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CONTROLLED BURN EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE

Burning is an approved Best Management Practice for many different programs and habitats and we would like to remind you that the Coles County SWCD and the Lincoln Heritage Pheasants Forever Chapter have burn equipment such as: flappers, drip torches,…
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WATER TESTING SERVICE

On the 1st Wednesday of every month, we will have a water testing kit available that will measure the amount of nitrogen lost in tile drainage run- off from your field. The testing results are confidential and no records are…
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