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Coles County Soil & Water Conservation District

2018 Director Election Results

The annual election for Coles County SWCD Directors was held on February 8th. This year there were 3 positions to be filled. After all of the ballots were counted, the Coles Co. SWCD’s 2018 Board of Directors consists of Bill…
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District Announces 2017 Conservation Farmer of the Year

Congratulations to the Coles County Soil and Water Conservation District’s 2017 Conservation Farmer of the Year: Dalane Allenbaugh of Allenbaugh Farms! Dalane is a Coles County native. He grew up in rural Mattoon, and started farming with his father, Duane.…
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Photo Contest Deadline Approaching

Entries for the Coles County SWCD conservation photo contest must be received by March 9th to be considered for this year’s contest. In addition to the chance to win at the local level, photos will be entered in the statewide…
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Sponsors sought for Arbor Day seedlings

We are gearing up to teach Coles County’s third graders all about trees this Arbor Day! Every third grade classroom that we visit will be presented with the history of Arbor Day, a discussion of the importance of trees, and…
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NRCS Now Accepting Cost-Share Applications

The Natural Resource Conservation Service is accepting applications for the CSP and EQIP programs that provide financial and technical assistance for conservation related activities and practices. The EQIP application deadline for first batching period ends Nov. 17th and a second batching…
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Conservation Photo Contest Deadline Announced

Are you an amateur photographer? The Coles County SWCD is sponsoring a conservation photo contest. In addition to the chance to win at the local level, photos will be entered in the statewide Association of Illinois Soil & Water Conservation…
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