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Bond County Soil and Water Conservation District

Bond SWCD Annual Meeting - Feb. 8

The Bond County SWCD will hold its annual meeting and luncheon at the Bradford Room in Greenville, IL on Feb. 8 at 12:00 p.m.  The luncheon will being at noon followed by the election of directors, the business meeting and short program.  A local led meeting to discuss resource concerns in Bond County will follow.  Two directors will be elected to a two year term.  For more information please contact the SWCD office at 618-664-3590 ext. 3.

 

Notice - Acceptance of Nominations

To all persons of legal voting age who own or reside on land located within the boundaries of the Bond County Soil and Water Conservation District.  Beginning on December 10, 2018 nominations will be accepted for the two year term of the office of Director of the Bond County Soil and Water Conservation District at the District's Office at the U.S.D.A Service Center at 1111 E. Harris Ave., Greenville, IL, during our normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  To be considered for nomination as a candidate for the office of Director, nominees must provide proof of residency or ownership of land located within the boundaries of the District.  Interested persons must respond by 4:30 p.m. on January 22, 2019.

 

2019 Conservation Cropping Seminars 

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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!  Click the fish below to view the order form.

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Seeking Bids: Village of Pocahontas - Stream Project

The Bond County SWCD, and the Illinois Department of Agriculture are providing cost-share assistance for a Streambank Stabilization and Repair project in the Village of Pocahontas.  The Village of Pocahontas is seeking sealed bids from contractors for the entire cost of the project construction and implementation.  The bid packet is available below for download. 

Bids must be received by the Village of Pocahontas by Friday, January 25.  A site showing will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 9:00 a.m. for any interested contractors.  Please download the bid packet and complete the bid form included in the packet to submit your sealed bid. 

Click on the link below:

Village of Pocahontas SSRP Bid Packet

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!   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.

 

 

Soil Sampling - Call Now

         

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.