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Soil Health Field Day a Success!


On Saturday, November 1st, 2014, JCSWCD staff and over 20 attendees from the public came together to view a demonstration of Soil Quality Restoration on a homeowner's property located in the Longfellow Neighborhood.  The demonstration was completed by Forever Green, and received great press coverage by KCRG TV9.  That video and article can be viewed here

Rural ServicesHandshaking

We can help rural farmers and homeowners conserve soil and improve water quality through state and federal cost-share and incentive programs.

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Urban ServicesRain garden

From rain gardens to permeable pavement, we can help landowners manage water quality and soil erosion.

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News and Announcements

CRP Sign-up started June 9th

Women, Land and Legacy Comes to Johnson County!


English River Watershed Management Authority awarded $150,000 for Comprehensive Watershed Planning


John Lundell Permeable Paver Project



Upcoming Events

January 22, 2015 6:30 PM • Solon Public Library
March 02, 2015 9:30 AM • Johnson Co. Extension Building 3109 Old Hwy 218 S. Iowa City, IA 52246
April 11, 2015 • Johnson County Extension Fairgrounds building or Wetherby Park

The Johnson County Soil and

Water Conservation District and

the Natural Resources

Conservation Service can assist

you with projects related to soil, water, air, plants, or animals in Johnson County, Iowa.

We provide free technical assistance in protecting these resources and can also assist with applications for funding.

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