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
The Soil and Water Conservation Society is currently seeking oral presentations, posters, symposia, and workshops for the 69th International Annual Conference, Making Waves in Conservation: Our Life on Land and Its Impact on Water, in Lombard, Illinois, on July 27-30, 2014. The extended submission deadline for presentations, symposia and workshops...Read More
Under the guidance of the Board of Directors, SWCS has continued its farm bill activities and is working with conservation coalition members to support the linking of conservation compliance provisions and crop insurance premium subsidies.