Ford County Soil & Water Conservation District

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Ford County SWCD

Ford County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) was the 13th District to be organized, on March 6, 1942. Today there are a total of 97 Districts in Illinois. Each District is a local unit of government that focuses on finding solutions and aiding the conservation of local natural resource concerns. SWCD's work side-by-side with over 2.3 million land mana gers nationally and has had an effect on more than 778 million acres of private land.

 

Ford County's mission is to provide landowners and operators with technical, financial, and educational resources in order to protect and improve the land within Ford County. Please feel free to stop by, call in, or email us with questions you may have and we would be happy to answer them.

 

The Ford County Soil and Water Conservation District is located in the Paxton USDA Service Center; 1380 W Ottawa, Paxton, Illinois 60957. Normal business hours are 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday thru Friday.

SWCD Newsletters: Conservation News

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Summer 2014 Newsletter 1
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To have a copy of the Ford County SWCD Newsletters sent to you via mail or email, feel free to contact us. We can add you to our email or mailings list for every Winter and Summer Newsletter.

Paxton USDA Field Office

Sarah Earles: 
Soil and Water Conservation District

Dallas Glazik: 
Soil and Water Conservation District

WAYNE COX:

NRCS Soil Conservationist

Please give me a call if you have questions about programs in which we administer or provide technical services for.  These could include CSP, EQIP or CRP.

 

Contact Information:

Wayne.Cox@il.usda.gov

217-379-2372 ext. 3

JASON BLEICH:

Pheasants Forever Farm Bill Biologist

Pheasants Forever's Farm Bill Wildlife Biologist program is designed to educate farmers and landowners about the benefits of conservation programs, as well as assist those landowners after programs have been implemented.  Farm Bill Wildlife Biologists add wildlife technical assistance in USDA offices to assist the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Farm Service Agency (FSA) and other conservation partners with delivering conservation programs to landowners.


Contact Information:

JBleich@pheasantsforever.org

217-855-0496