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... to our 2022 Donor Members !


2022 Conservation Donor Program


  • We are a subdivision of state government, and we do receive some grant funding from federal, state, local and private entities to implement projects that specifically benefit St. Joseph County. 

  • The continued tax-deductible charitable giving of our annual donors has allowed us to inspire agricultural producers, landowners, wildlife lovers, gardeners, young people, and others who value the sustainable use of our natural resources of St. Joseph County. 

  • If you think you would be interested in helping support the mission of our organization please look over our donor program flyer.

  • We thank all of our past donors and hope that you will consider giving your support to help improve St. Joseph County's natural resources!  


Q: How can I donate?


A: We accept check, cash and by clicking the "Donate Now" button you can also donate using your credit card.  Check out our Donor Program Flyer by CLICKING HERE.  You can also give us a call at 574-936-2024 Ext. 4 or email us at

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Silver Members

Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance

Andy Beutter

7321 Heritage Square Dr.,

Suite 170

Granger, IN 46530


Joe & Dorene Graff

Charles & Susan Lehman

McCormick Electrical Services

606 E Center St
North Liberty, IN 46554


Bronze Members

Shoemaker Welding

65508 State Road 23

North Liberty, IN 46554


Ritschard Brothers, Inc.

1204 West Sample

South Bend, IN 46619

Prairie Winds Nature Farm, Inc.

21439 Osborne Road

Lakeville, IN 46536


Affiliate Members

  • Lehman & Lehman, Inc.

  • Kuharic Enterprises, John Kuharic

  • D&D Stoner Farms

  • Randy & Cindi Stoner

  • Stoner Farms, Rick Stoner

  • Frederick Ulbricht

  • Zahl's Elevator & Feed Mill

Q: How can I volunteer my time to support the natural resource conservation efforts of the St. Joseph County SWCD and our partners with the USDA-NRCS?   


A: We've got opportunities for anyone, no matter how much time you might have to offer.   

  • If you're interested in more of a long-term opportunity, you might even consider joining our board as an Associate Supervisor (and perhaps becoming a Supervisor someday) ...  Get started by giving us a call to learn more, attending a few board meetings, or CLICK HERE for a Fact Sheet   

  • If you're not quite ready for a more formal volunteer arrangement, or you're thinking more in the short-term, learn about the Earth Team Volunteer Program ... Give us a call or CLICK HERE for a Fact Sheet 

Gold Members

Keith Lineback

Schrader Real Estate

22600 State Road 4

Lakeville, IN 46536


Now accepting all major credit cards and paypal donations!  Thank you for your support so we can continue to educate and implement Soil & Water Conservation Practices throughout St. Joseph County, IN!

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