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  • Implement farm conservation practices that keep soil in the fields and out of the waterways.

  • Conserve and restore wetlands, which purify water and provide habitat for birds, fish, and other animals.

  • Protect groundwater resources.

  • Plant trees and other land covers to hold soil in place, clean the air, provide cover for wildlife, and beautify neighborhoods.

  • Provide conservation leadership, teach the value of natural resources, and encourage conservation efforts.

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The St. Joseph County Soil & Water Conservation Partnership provide educational materials and technical assistance, free of charge, and direct our efforts to help community members:

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Services Include:

Conservation Planning

Ecosystem-Based Assistance

Erosion Control Engineering

Federal Mandate Assistance

Forestry and Wildlife Assistance

Wetland Regulation and Restoration

Urban Planning Assistance

Soil Surveys and Soil Properties

Erosion and Sediment Control Plan Assistance

Environmental Education

Adult Conservation Programs

Educational Library

Outdoor Lab Planning

Youth Conservation Programs

In-School Education

Water Quality Assistance

Hoosier Riverwatch

Surface and Groundwater Information

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