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Bond County Soil and Water Conservation District

Bond SWCD Election

The Bond County SWCD held its annual meeting and election on Feb. 8.  Mike Bingham and Kyle Johnson were elected to two-year terms.  The SWCD reviewed their annual report and announced scholarship winners. To see a copy of the annual report click HERE.

 

Gehrig Scholarship Winners

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L to R:  Nancy (Gehrig) Hanratty, Linda Gehrig, J.T. Thiems, Katelyn Dugan, Mike Bingham (Bond SWCD Chairman)

The recipients of the 2019 Harold Gehrig Memorial Scholarship were announced at the Bond Co. SWCD Annual Meeting.  Katelyn Dugan, a 2017 graduate of Mulberry Grove, is a sophomore at Kaskaskia College.  Katelyn will receive her Associates of Science Degree at KC in May 2019.  She will be transferring to the University of Illinois to pursue an Animal Science/pre-vet program.  She has been involved in Mulberry Grove FFA, and several other clubs and extra-curricular activities during high school and college.  She is the daughter of Randy and Jill Dugan of Mulberry Grove.  J.T. Thiems is a 2018 graduate of Greenville High School.  He is currently pursuing an Associate’s Degree in Animal Science, Plant & Soil Science and Agribusiness while at Kaskaskia College.  He plans to transfer to SIU-Carbondale to complete his B.S.  J.T. has been active in Greenville FFA, Bond County 4-H, and on his family’s grain and swine farm.  J.T. is the son of Larry and Holly Thiems of rural Sorento. 

Fish Sale - Orders Due March 26

The Bond County SWCD is taking orders now for their Spring 2019 fish sale.  Download the order form and submit with payment.  Pick-up fish on April 3 at 11:00 a.m.  Orders are due by March 26! 

Online payment is available.  Submit your completed order form to info@bondswcd.org.  Once your order is received, an invoice will be emailed to you and you can pay that invoice online by clicking HERE

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Soil Sampling - Call Now

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Now offering Haney Soil Health Testing and Corn Tissue Testing. 

Call now to schedule your field for soil sampling, or tissue testing.  Allow us to pull the samples and submit them for lab analysis.  Or you can drop off your samples and we'll analyze them for you.  For more information or to book your appointment call Roger Marcoot at 618-664-0555 ext. 3013 or 618-292-6043.

Pay Invoices Online

The Bond SWCD is NOW accepting credit cards for payment of invoices for the following:

Equipment Rental, Fish Orders, Soil Sampling, Conservation Seed, AITC Sponsorships, Scholarship Donations, Meeting Sponsorship

To pay by credit card click the Jetpay logo below  You can either make a one-time payment or establish a login account for regular customers. 

 

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Conservation Seed

Contact the SWCD office to order your CRP and conservation seed.  Many mixes available.  Mixes meet NRCS standards for CRP seedings.  Several mixes include pollinator habitat, wildflowers, warm season grasses, monarch butterfly habitat and more. Contact the SWCD office at 618-664-3590 ext. 3 for pricing and more details.

Recycling Center Info

See below for the full list of items accepted by the Bond County Recycling Center.  No dumping allowed.  Facility now monitored by surveillance! 

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 DUMPING OR DEPOSITING OF LITTER IS PROHIBITED BY ORDINANCE §136.31 AND §136.32.  ANYONE FOUND TO BE DUMPING  OR DEPOISTING LITTER CAN BE FINED NOT LESS THAN $10 NOR MORE THAN $500.