2014 Coles County SWCD Photo Contest
Are you an amateur photographer who would like a chance to enter your photos in a local, state and nationwide contest? The Coles County SWCD is sponsoring a conservation photo contest. Photos entered will be entered in the state wide Association of Illinois Soil & Water Conservation District Auxiliary Photo Contest. Winners at the state level will then be submitted to the National Association of Conservation Districts photo contest.
Entries are due by January 10, 2014
Congratulations to Rollie Spaniol and Lou Conwell
Rollie and Lois Spaniol have recieved the Association of Illinois Soil and Water Conservation District’s Outstanding Forestry Award and Mrs. Lou Conwell has won the K-8th Teacher of the Year Award. We are very proud to these three outstanding individuals within our county.
Click here to read the Journal Gazette article about our award winners.
Congratulations to Jim Bell
Jim Bell was awarded the 2013 Coles County Farmer of the Year. Jim was a director of the Coles County Soil and Water Conservation District for 28 years. Congratulations to Jim and his family!! Thank you for your commitment to conservation.
Click here for the Journal Gazette article.