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

Coles County Soil & Water Conservation District

Well Sealing Program

An abandoned well can pose a health and safety hazard if it is improperly sealed or not sealed at all. In fact, the Illinois Water Well Construction Code requires the owner of a water well to properly seal the well…
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Food Plots For Fall

Planning on putting in a wildlife food plot this fall? Our office sells seed mixes developed for deer, turkey, and other wildlife AND rents out a Truax Seed Slinger (broadcast seeder) that attaches to a 4-wheeler or ATV. Stop by…
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Education Updates

Illinois Ag In the Classroom- Terina Coffey, Education Coordinator, attended the Mattoon FFA Fall Festival on Sept. 21st. Students learned about and created bracelets demonstrating the life cycle of the pumpkin. Several fall-themed education kits are available for classrooms and…
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Fall is the Season for Forestry Plans

With the weather cooling down and the leaves dropping, it’s time to start thinking about forestry management plans and this season’s management goals. In addition to potentially reducing taxes, a forestry management plan from a certified forester will provide you…
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Associate Directorships Available

Do you have an interest in natural resource conservation, agricultural sustainability, science education, public service, and/or local government? Do you have a few hours of free time on the second Tuesday morning of each month? Have you considered becoming an…
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Nomination For Directors Opens Nov. 7th

Water Conservation District will be accepting nominations for two positions on the Board of Directors. The governing body of the SWCD consists of five elected Directors. Their purpose is to carry-out in the public’s interest the control and prevention of…
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