The District has a root plow available year round to use on your land. Cost is $20.00 per day.
To aide you in reaching all required elements needed to complete your cost share practice, the district has available Geotextile Fabric for sale.
Grass and wildflower seeds are available to purchase. The District is a licensed seed dealer. Pond dam mix used for seeding dams is kept on hand and does not require being ordered.
Calibrating Field Sprayers
Instructions on calibrating your field sprayer for brush and sericea lespedeza spraying. Click Here!
Calendar of Events
Continuous- State Cost Share sign-up
Spring 2020 Conservation Education & Poster Contest
Click for link to files Activities and Info for All Ages The closure of all schools took away our spring school presentations. We have an Event called Spring 2020 Conservation Education & Poster Contest going on now until May 10 follow along! There will be daily interaction between participants and host. We would like to still do our part in educating on environmental topics. Information and activities are available using Google Drive links to the files. Share photos of yourselves working on the activities. We would love to see what you accomplish. If you need help to get printed copies email or FB message the District. We can mail out you worksheets. firstname.lastname@example.org Let's play BINGO this month while we work our way to Earth Day on April 22nd! If you get a BINGO, post it here on our page. Each week new activities will be posted and shared for those children working from home. If you get a BINGO make sure to post. We will accept blackout cards too. Names will be entered and prize drawn at the end of event. Our goal is to get you learning with hands on and have fun!
POSTER CONTEST IS STILL HAPPENING! We are still having our Spring POSTER CONTEST! If you would like to participate please play along through the next few weeks. Most of our information will be on pollinators. This year's theme is "Where Would We Bee without Pollinators? Your entry can be created on any paper. Entries can be scanned or photographed and emailed to the District. Save file as your child's name-grade-school. Entries can be sent in May 4 - May 10.
Contest is open for all elementary grades in Greenwood County this year. We will share the exact details/rules on contest in a post at a later time. Winners will be invited to attend the annual meeting. In the weeks to come, we urge you to learn much about our very important pollinators!
Did you know that Bats are pollinators too?
The District hopes you play along!
2020 Contractor List
Contractors doing conservation work in the county. If you are a contractor and would like to be on our list please contact the District. Fees apply to be added to list. Click here to view Contractor List
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.
Cost share sign-up is open. 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 and home schools for educational events.