UCSWCD

Union County Soil and Water Conservation District

UPCOMING EVENTS

TIRE COLLECTION DAY PARTNERED WITH WAYNE COUNTY SWCD

ON OCTOBER 23, 2021 WE PARTNERED WITH WAYNE COUNTY SWCD TO HOST A FREE TIRE COLLECTION DAY
AT 7 DIFFERENT LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT BOTH COUNTIES. 
- 932 USED TIRES WERE COLLECTED AND RECYCLED AT THE WUR SWMD
-TOTALING 12.09 TONS
-232 PEOPLE PARTICIPATED FROM BOTH COUNTIES
 
WE HOPE TO CONTINUE THIS EVENT AGAIN IN THE FALL OF 2022. 
CHECK BACK WITH US IN THE INCOMING MONTHS FOR THE SCHEDULED DATE. 

2022 ANNUAL MEETING

PARTNERED WITH UNION PURDUE EXTENSION
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16TH @ 6:00 PM
 
 
COMEDIAN "TIM THE DAIRY FARMER"
TOPIC: SOIL HEALTH AND NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT
MEAL CATERED BY TBD
 
UCSWCD & PURDUE EXTENSION BOARD MEMBER ELECTIONS WILL TAKE PLACE DURING THE EVENT.

 

   YOU ARE INVITED!!

IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND, PLEASE EMAIL US AT UNIONCOUNTYSWCD@GMAIL.COM
PLEASE R.S.V.P.

NATIVE PLANT SALE

SALE DATE TBA: COMING MID SPRING
Native plants are adapted to the local climate and soil conditions where they naturally occur. These important plant species provide nectar, pollen, and seeds that serve as food for native butterflies, insects, birds and other animals to live, reproduce and thrive in the local environment. 
This plant sale encourages Native Plant Species that will thrive in our local community and will encourage the growth and continuing life cycle of pollunating animals.
POLLUNATING GARDEN SETS IN SMALL, MEDIUM AND LARGE AND INDIVIDUAL SALE AVAILABLE.

 

 

AG DAY @ UNION COUNTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS 2ND & 3RD GRADERS

 

 DATE TBD: MARCH 2022

 

WE PARTICIPATE IN THIS EVENT EVERY YEAR AND WITH PROMOTING SOIL AND WATER EDUCATION FOR THESE CHILDREN. 

 

 

WEED WRANGLE

SPRING DATE TBD
THIS SEMI- ANNUAL WEED WRANGLE IS A COMMUNITY ENCOURAGED VOLUNTEER AND EDUCATION EVENT TO LEARN, REMOVE AND EXPERIENCE FIRST HAND INVASIVE SPECIES PLANT IDENTIFICATION AND THE BEST REMOVAL TECHNIQUES. HOSTED BY UCSWCD AND LED BY LIZ YETTER, OUR INVASIVE SPECIES FIELD REPRESENTATIVE. IT'S ALSO A GREAT TIME TO GAIN IDEAS AND ADVICE FROM OUR EXPERT ABOUT ANY PROBLEMS YOU MAY BE HAVING WITH INVASIVES PLANT SPECIES AROUND YOUR OWN HOME OR LAND.