On Thursday, February 18, the White County Soil and Water Conservation District will hold a Landowner Appreciation lunch and Director Election at the Floral Hall of the fairgrounds. Landowners or occupiers of White County of legal voting age may vote for two Directors between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.. [Read more...]
S.T.A.R. is an exciting initiative developed by farmers and soil and water conservation professionals that offers farm operators and landowners a simple, free, and confidential tool to evaluate their conservation land management practices. The goal of S.T.A.R. is to encourage the continued adoption of conservation practices and recognize farmers for their commitment to sustainability. From improved nutrient management to cover crops to edge of field water treatment and even crop rotation or inclusion of livestock, a suite of practices can result in a rating of between one and five stars! [Read more...]
White County SWCD Directors and staff have reinstated a Spring fish sale for pond stocking, with delivery scheduled for 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 31 at the USDA Service Center parking lot. Several type of fish are available, including channel catfish, hybrid bluegill, largemouth bass, crappie, redear sunfish, fathead minnows, and grass carp. 3-4” albino catfish are also available.
Fish orders can be placed by mail or phone at 382-2213, Ext. 3, until Tuesday, March 16. All orders must be prepaid by check with form/payment returned to the office. Doors of the USDA Service Center remain locked; however, SWCD staff are available by appointment. All fish will be bagged; pond water is not needed. Due to COVID-19 guidelines, fish will be brought directly to customer vehicles, and customers are requested to remain in their vehicles.
To all persons of legal voting age who own or reside on land located within the boundaries of the White County Soil and Water Conservation District. Nominations are being accepted for the two year term of the office of Director of the White County Soil and Water Conservation District at the District's Office at 1105 West Main Street in Carmi, Illinois, during our normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. To be considered for nomination as a candidate for the office of Director, nominees must provide proof of residency or ownership of land located within the boundaries of the district. Interested persons must respond by 4:30p.m. on Thursday, January 28, 2021.