January 28th at 6:00 p.m.
Par Gil Natural Resource Learning Center, 2335 N State Road 9,
If you would like to sign up for a pasture walk in 2020 please call the office at 260-463-3166 ext. 3 to reserve your month.
The Conservation District Phone number is no longer in service. The new number to contact the District is 260-463-3166 x3.
The LaGrange Soil and Water District has been around since 1952. Mahlon Dunkel pioneered the way for our LaGrange County Distriction of operation. For more information on his story please visit our blog.
We received Great Lakes Commission Grant for sediment and Nutrient Reduction in the Fawn River for $138,000.00. We plan to finish this grant in November 2021.
Great Lakes Commission Grant for conservation implementation in the North Branch of the Elkhart River for $200,000.00 is complete and the final report has been submitted.
The LaGrange County Soil & Water Conservation District has various on going grant projects. With the amount of lakes in LaGrange County these grants are vital in making sure that the rivers are being watched over.
Donations to the LaGrange County Soil and Water Conservation District help the district to put on education programs. Some of these programs include conservation camp for the youth as well as cover crop field days for adults.
The LaGrange County Soil and Water Conservation District is involved with may different educational programs, grant-related projects, and community conservation events.
"There are two things that interest me: the relation of people to each other, and the relation of people to the land."
Great Lakes Commission Grant with the Pigeon River is complete and the final report has been submitted.
This project was done in LaGrange County to reduce erosion, stabilize stream bank, and improve surface quality.