The Conservation District Newsletter for 2019 is available! If you would like to have it sent directly to your inbox to help us conserve paper, please email us. Place the word SUBSCRIBE in the subject line to: firstname.lastname@example.org 2019 Newsletter
Cost Share Sign-up Is Now Open
If you own land in Greenwood County, and are interested in improving the environmental quality of your property, stop by the Greenwood County Conservation District office at 1819 E River St. located in Eureka USDA office. The district can help you determine how you can possibly qualify for state financial assistance to improve your land.
The 2019 cost share sign-up is open. Funds are available. Call the office. Projects are approved by the district on a ranking basis. The ranking is done with help from the Natural Resources Conservation Service and may involve an on-site visit.
Anyone owning land in Greenwood County is eligible to receive funding to help improve their land. Funding provided by the Division of Conservation, Kansas Department of Agriculture through appropriation from the Kansas Water Plan Fund.
Those interested in receiving assistance are encouraged to contact the District office to apply. For additional information call 620-583-5544 ext.3 or visit the USDA office located at 1819 E River St, in Eureka, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Conservation District sponsors many educational events each year. Educating the public on conservation practices for land, water and wildlife in Greenwood County is very important to the District. During these events, the District has many volunteers. If you are interested in helping as a volunteer, please contact the Eureka Conservation Office. Below is a list of educational events or holidays that we participate in.
Greenwood County Water Festival
Day on the Farm
Field Days and Workshops
Wild Flower Tour
Essay, Poster, & Limerick Contest
Range Youth Camp
Woman In Ag
Soil Tunnel Trailer
Stream Model Trailer
Augmented Reality Sandbox
Photos shared of 2 Zuni Bowls created in Greenwood County
Soil Tunnel Trailer Inflatable Soil Tunnels ( indoor use) Earth Balloon ( indoor use, large gym) Steam Model Trailer Enviroscapes Ground Water Flow Models Rainfall Simulators Table Top Rainfall Simulators Buzzers for Games like Water Jeopardy and or Quiz Bowl AR Sandbox We can travel to area schools for educational events.