Are you looking for a fun, educating speaker for your small group meeting? The St. Joseph County Partnership staff is available to speak about many topics relating to soil & water conservation including soil health, cover crops, no-till, nutrient management, rain gardens, & local watersheds just to name a few. The partnership staff have spoke at Unity Gardens Growing Summit, Lions Clubs, Farm Bureau meetings, & Izaak Walton, among many others.
Partnership Staff Speakers Available:
Rick Glassman is the SWCD Environmental Educator Coordinator and has been with the district since 1990.
Sarah Longenecker is the SWCD County Conservationist since the fall of 2014. She was the Administrative Assistant prior to accepting her new role and started with the district in the spring of 2013.
Debbie Knepp is the NRCS District Conservationist and has been with NRCS since 1983.
James Rodriguez is the NRCS Soil Conservationist and has been with NRCS full time since 2014. Prior he was an intern since the summer of 2009.
Conservation Speakers Available for your small Group
To find out more or to schedule a presentation, contact the St. Joseph County SWCD at
574-936-2024 Ext. 4 or firstname.lastname@example.org.