Indian Creek Watershed Project Field Tour
Livingston County, IL
August 19, 2014 @ 8 AM
First Baptist Church - Fairbury, Ill
701 North 7th Street, Fairbury, IL 61739-1595.
Participants will meet at the church then board a bus to visit the tour sites.
- Call Livingston County SWCD at 815-844-6127, extension 3.
- Registration is free.
The tour includes demonstrations on:
- Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
- Fish shocking
- Cover crops and soil health
- Water quality
The tour will extend through lunch and conclude after an afternoon session around 2 PM. Lunch will be provided.
The Livingston County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is an arm of local government working closely with USDA-NRCS in implementing conservation management programs for agricultural producers in Livingston County, Ill. The District provides conservation practice technical assistance, administers programs from the State of Illinois, and educational programs for students, educators and the general public.
CTIC champions, promotes and provides information on technologies and sustainable agricultural systems that conserve and enhance soil, water, air and wildlife resources and are productive and profitable. To learn more, visit www.ctic.org.
Funding for the Indian Creek watershed project is provided (in part) by IL EPA through Section 319 of the Clean Water Act. The mission of IL EPA is to safeguard environmental quality, consistent with the social and economic needs of the State, so as to protect health, welfare, property and the quality of life.