The Arrow Head Country Resource Conservation & Development Council recently met in Winamac to award over $55,000 in grants to 15 groups from 7 counties in the RC&D area. Arrow Head is pleased to award $3,000 to Marshall County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) for their 2017 programs. Some of the money was used for the Farming for the Future workshop held in February and will be used for a future agricultural workshop scheduled for later in the year. The funds will also be used for creating a video as part of the Yellow River Watershed Management Plan.
Arrow Head Country RC&D has given over $185,000 in grants during the past 3 years to all 10 member counties. Arrow Head Country Resource Conservation and Development Area (RC&D) Inc. is a non-profit organization comprising all of Cass, Fulton, Jasper, Kosciusko, Marshall, Miami, Newton, Pulaski, Starke and White counties in Indiana. The purpose of the organization is to provide local leadership for developing and carrying out a plan for the orderly conservation, improvement, development and wise use of the natural resources, thereby improving the quality of life for all the people living in the area.
To learn more about Marshall County Soil & Water Conservation District please visit www.marshallcountyswcd.org.