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Soil and Water Conservation

Mission Statement:

The conservation and development of our soil, water and related natural resources through education, public information, leadership, technical assistance, and development of innovative programs for Washington County,

2017 SWCD Supervisors:

  • Mike Ponsford – Chairman
  • Todd Armstrong – Vice Chairman
  • Scott Vannoy – Secretary/Treasurer
  • Jim Brown and Chris Fordyce - Members

 Office Contacts:

Andrew Katt - Rule 5 Coordinator - andrewdkatt@gmail.com - Cell #(812) 620-3580
- Learn more about what Rule 5 is.

Soil and Water Conservation Districts operate under the Indiana Open Door Law (IC 5-14-1), which establishes a standard of openness in conducting public business and requires public notice of meetings.

All meetings held in the USDA Service Center Conference Room at: 801 Anson St. Salem, IN 47167

SWCD Monthly Meeting 2017 Calendar

Washington Co. Soil & Water Conservation District will meet the FIRST MONDAY for the months of:
March – May 2017 at 4:30 pm

  • March 6, 2017
  • April 3, 2017
  • May 1, 2017

Washington Co. Soil & Water Conservation District will meet the FIRST THURSDAY for the months of:
June & July 2017 at 7:30 am

  • June 1, 2017
  • July 6, 2017

Washington Co. Soil & Water Conservation District will meet the FIRST MONDAY for the months of:
August – December 2017 at 4:30 pm

  • August 7, 2017
  • September 4, 2017*
  • October 2, 2017
  • November 6, 2017
  • December 4, 2017

*Date change due to holiday

Soil and Water Conservation Districts operate under the Indiana Open Door Law (IC 5-14-1), which establishes a standard of openness in conducting public business and requires public notice of meetings. 2017 calendar approved February 8, 2017

News Articles

"We have not inherited the land from our fathers; We have borrowed it from our children”

The Washington County Indiana Soil and Water Conservation District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION

Washington County Soil and Water Conservation District
801 Anson Street
Salem, IN 47167

Phone Number & Extensions#'s
812-883-3704
812-883-3006

Farm Service Agency
Phone Extension#2

County Farm Prices
Phone Extension #7

Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD)
Phone Extension #3

Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS)
Phone Extension #3

Mill Creek-Blue River Watershed
Phone Extension #3

Indiana State Dept. of Agriculture, Division of Soil
Extension #8

Lost River Watershed