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Series of studies published by Soil and Water Conservation Society (www.swcs.org) shows smaller scale monitoring of agricultural runoff would likely lead to better protection of water resources.
Indianapolis, IN – The Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS), with the support of the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, will hold a National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health December 7 and 8, 2017, at the Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel at Keystone Crossing in Indianapolis, Indiana. Conference highlights include: Nearly...Read More
Ankeny, Iowa—The Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) announced today that Clare Lindahl has been selected as the organization’s new chief executive officer. She will assume the position on August 15, 2017. “I am honored to be chosen by the board to further grow and develop the Society,” said Lindahl....Read More
Memphis, Tennessee—The Soil and Water Conservation Society, in conjunction with the University of Arkansas, The Ohio State University, and Greenleaf Advisors, will hold the Nutrient Management and Edge of Field Monitoring Conference on December 1-3, 2015, in Memphis, Tennessee. As several cities and states respond to high nutrient loads in...Read More
West Des Moines, IA – The Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS), Conservation Districts of Iowa (CDI), and the Midwest Cover Crops Council (MCCC) will hold the Iowa Cover Crops Conference on February 17‐18, 2015, at the Sheraton Hotel, in West Des Moines, Iowa. Conference highlights include: Iowa Secretary of...Read More
Richard Cruse, Iowa State University, will present the 2014 Pritchard Lecture at the Soil and Water Conservation Society 69th International Annual Conference on Monday, July 28, 2014, in Lombard, Illinois. The lecture, “Is Soil and Water Degradation Inevitable? Don’t Bet Your Life on it!” will focus on major soil and...Read More
Ankeny, Iowa—Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) would like to congratulate Dr. Mark Nearing, research agricultural engineer with the Southwest Watershed Research Center, USDA Agricultural Research Service, for receiving the 2014 Hugh Hammond Bennett Award. The Hugh Hammond Bennett Award is the Society’s most prestigious award and recognizes extraordinary national...Read More
Washington, DC—In cooperation with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the Soil and Water Conservation Society invites the public to attend the 2014 Charles Valentine Riley Memorial Lecture at the AAAS headquarters (1200 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC) on June 4 at 4:00 pm (registration will...Read More
Registration is open for Soil and Water Conservation Society 69th International Annual Conference "Making Waves in Conservation"
Ankeny, Iowa—Soil and Water Conservation Society has released the preliminary program for the 69th SWCS International Annual Conference, “Making Waves in Conservation: Our Life on Land and Its Impact on Water,” and is now accepting conference registrations. The conference will take place July 27-30, 2014, at the Westin Lombard Hotel...Read More