The Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District has scheduled its annual meeting and workshop for Feb. 22, at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds, 2003 Pleasant St., Noblesville.
The event includes multiple workshop sessions of interest to both agricultural and suburban property owners.
The meeting and workshops are set for 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $12 per person, which includes lunch. The meeting will feature various exhibitors and concurrent education sessions.
Morning sessions include:
• Impact of Cover Crops
• Where the Wild Things Were (a natural history session with county historian David Heighway
• Dicamba training
• Indy Wildlife Watch: Using photography to understand how urban wildlife utilize urban and periurban habitat with Dr. Julia Angstmann the Director Butler Center for Urban Ecology. The agriculture sessions are eligible for CCH, CCA, and PARP credits.
Attendees at the annual meeting will be presented with a summary report of 2017 SWCD activities and a vote will be held to elect a supervisor for the one open position on the SWCD board. The SWCD Board of Supervisors Election Candidate is Rodney Rulon. Nominations from the floor will also be accepted.
Online registration is available at: www.hamiltonswcd.org. For more information, contact Hamilton County Soil and Water at soil.water@hamiltoncounty.in.gov or (317) 773-2181.