Stories of Healthy Soil & Clean Water

Loyal to the Soil Education Day 5/7

Inviting all SWCD directors and staff to seize the opportunity to engage with state legislators and statehouse staff Tuesday May 7, 2024 in Springfield to emphasize the crucial role Soil and Water Conservation Districts play in safeguarding our state’s vital natural resources: soil and water. Schedule 8:30-9:30 am – Breakfast and Legislative visit coordination (location... Continue reading

Dr. Michael Woods executive director of AISWCD

Grass is good for land, livestock, livelihoods AND healthier soils and cleaner water

Dr. Michael Woods, executive director of the Association of Illinois Soil & Water Conservation Districts, shares a letter written to the Illinois Times regarding the March 28, 2024 story by David Blanchette on last month’s Illinois Grazing Lands Coalition’s Inaugural Grazing Conference, Grass is good for land, livestock and livelihoods. “When you’re unaware of another... Continue reading