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.
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:
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
Adult Conservation Programs
Outdoor Lab Planning
Youth Conservation Programs
Water Quality Assistance
Surface and Groundwater Information