SOIL & WATER
THE MISSION OF THE LAWRENCE COUNTY SWCD IS TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE, EDUCATION, AND TECHNICAL SERVICE TO THE TO THE LAND USERS OF LAWRENCE COUNTY IN CONSERVING SOIL, WATER, AND RELATED NATURAL RESOURCES
For Land's Sake Keep it Under Cover
Get Involved With Your SWCD
Volunteer - Help your county SWCD with legislative awareness programs for local, state and federal officials, conservation programs, urban and agricultural BMPs (Best Management Practices) field days, fundraising, tree sales, youth and adult edu-cation events or surveying.
Serve as a Supervisor - Represent your community on the county SWCD board as a natural resource decision maker. Identify local soil and water conservation issues and develop SWCD programs that provide solutions to these issues.
Serve as an Associate Supervisor - Attend monthly board meetings and provide input to the SWCD board on local soil and water conservation issues and programs.
Marsha Ralston, South-Southeast Star Award recipient, been the "heart and soul" of the Lawrence County SWCD for over 20 years. In her position as District Coordinator Ralston is the 'go to' person for any questions related to soil and water conservation. She partners with her colleagues in neighboring counties to enhance conservation efforts in the region. Her seniority and experience in dealing with multi-county conservation efforts make her a primary source of knowledge and expertise. She is frequently consulted and always enthusiastically provides good, reliable advice and support. She manages office business and the District budget as if it were her own. County cooperators are always pleased with her pleasant demeanor, her willingness to help and her knowledgeable responses to their questions.
Marsha Ralston Awarded Star Award at SWCD State Conservation Meeting Tuesday Night Jan.7th
Annual SWCD Meeting
Guest Speaker: Scott Ham SWCD State Board Chairman
Thank you to all that attended the annual SWCD meeting and made it a great success this year. Thank you to a great
Award winners will be posted soon and we will have pictures up soon of them.