Whiteside County Soil and Water
Conservation District
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Current News

We are offering food plot seed again this fall. If you are interested please call the number listed below. The seed has not arrived yet but we will put you a list and let you know when it gets here. Thank you.


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The summer edition of our newsletter is complete. Please click the newsletter tab on the left to find the link. It is a large file so it may take a bit to open. We hope you enjoy it. Thank you.
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Need information on pollinator gardens? Click the link below to find a Pollinator Garden Design Guide provided by NRCS. 

Pollinator Garden Design Guide

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In need of a Land Evaluation-Site Assessment Application? 

Go to the LINKS tab on the left of this screen and click the appropriate link for the form. If you have any questions, let us know. 815-772-2124 ext 3. Thank you.
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Chainsaw Safety Workshop....

We had a great turnout at the 2018 Chainsaw Safety Workshop on 2-24-18. Thank you to everyone that participated. Congratulations to the winners, Eugene Heumann and John Young (not present). Thanks to Paul anBrigitte Young for allowing us to use their facility and to presenter Norm Hall for doing an amazing job. Sincerely, Whiteside SwcdEducation Foundation Staff and Board of Directors.



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Wood Duck Houses:

Functional rustic wood duck houses, $55 each for front opening boxes. You will need to supply the pole, clamps and wood shavings. Put no more than 3" of wood shavings on the bottom. The rougher the wood, the more use it will get. Let us know if you are interested in purchasing one by calling 815-772-2124 ext 3. Thank you.

                

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UNCLEANED SUNFLOWER SEED FOR SALE:

We still have plenty of uncleaned black oil sunflower seed for sale. No guarantees on weed content or purity of the seed but should be suitable for bird feed. There will be approximately 20 pounds for the cost of $5.00. We have bags available but you may also bring containers if you would like instead of bags. Let us know if you would like any by calling 815-772-2124 ext 3 and make up pick up arrangements.
 Thank you.
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Natural Area Guardians

If you are interested in preserving the lands natural beauty and would like to volunteer to help the with the native areas, please see the info listed in the Natural Area Guardian section of the website. To become a NAG member or if you have any questions, comments or concerns, they can be directed to our office at 815-772-2124 ext 3. 

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