Highlighted areas on map below are eligible for cost share under this Clean Water Indiana grant.

Our Mission:  The mission of the Huntington County Soil and Water Conservation District is to educate and provide assistance to landowners in the wise use of conservation practices on the land to protect the soil, water quality and other natural resources.

  

  

  

  

  
2040 Riverfork Drive - Huntington - Indiana 46750 - 260-356-6816 ext. 3 - FAX # 260-356-9557  Contact Us

 

 

 Huntington County Soil & Water  Conservation District

Improving Soil Quality Degradation

and Protecting Water Quality

in the Wabash River Watershed

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The Huntington County SWCD has partnered with

Wells County SWCD on a 2016 Clean Water Indiana

Grant that covers the Upper Wabash River Watershed area.  

Priority Resource Concerns addressed by this project includes:

  

  • Lowering the Sediment & Nitrogen loads to local waterways

  

  • Applying Gypsum when needed to improve soil infiltration rates

  

Cost share funds will be available for the following practices:

  

$20 per acre for Cover Crops planted - maximum 200 acres

$20 per acre for Gypsum application - maximum 100 acres

Must show soil test (within year) results warranting Gypsum application

  

Preference will be given to those using these Best Management Practices for the first time and to those not eligible for cost share through the Upper Wabash River Basin Commission Cost Share Program.

  

  

  

  

Click here or image below for our SWCD 5 Year Business Plan  

  

  

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Cost Share Program

  

Details about our 319 Grant Cost Share Program for the Lower Salamonie River Watershed is located on the programs tab.  Application forms, list of practices and detailed maps are listed under 319 Grant cost share tab..

  

For more details about the program and application process, please contact the SWCD Office at 260-356-6816 ext. 3.

  

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The Huntington County SWCD Fall Tree and Fish Sales Order Forms are now available on the Sales and Events page.

  

  

  

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SWCD Affiliate Membership forms are available now on the Events Page.

"A community working together

today to protect the environment

for a better tomorrow."