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2017 Friend of Conservation Award

The Kerr County Soil and Water Conservation District is proud to recognize the Kerr Wildlife Management Area (TPWD) as their Friend of Conservation for 2017! The Kerr WMA sits along the headwaters of the Guadalupe River in western Kerr county.  … Continue reading

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2017 Conservation Farmer Award

The Kerr County Soil and Water Conservation District #217 is proud to present Bridget Symm as their Conservation Farmer award winner for 2017.  Bridget owns and operates a 10+ acre CSA farm in Hunt, Texas. Bridget views her farming operation … Continue reading

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2018 Youth Poster Contest

CALLING ALL KERR COUNTY YOUTH!!!

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2017 Native Tree Sale

It’s that time of year again!  Time to plant trees! The best time to plant trees is in the fall/winter when trees are dormant.  This allows the trees to establish their root system in time to start new growth in the … Continue reading

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Local Workgroup Meeting

This is your chance as a resident of Kerr County to give input to your local Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) on resource concerns for your area!  Also, you’ll have the opportunity to view common plants in our county or … Continue reading

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Soil and Water Stewardship Week 2017

The Kerr County Soil and Water Conservation District presented a proclamation to the Kerr County Commissioner’s Court meeting on April 24, 2017, declaring April 30 – May 7, 2017 as Soil and Water Stewardship Week. Stewardship week helps us all … Continue reading

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Felix Fisher/George Holekamp Memorial Scholarship

The Kerr County Soil and Water Conservation District proudly sponsors and funds the Felix Fisher/George Holekamp Memorial Scholarship.  This scholarship fund is held at The Community Foundation and applications/information for the scholarship can be found on their website, HERE. Open … Continue reading

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Youth Poster Contest

2017 Poster Info Sheet Kerr County SWCD is holding a poster contest for the youth of Kerr County.  At the link above, you can find all of the information about the contest and poster topic, along with rules and the … Continue reading

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2016 George Holekamp Winner

The Kerr County Soil and Water Conservation District once again hosted the Youth Range Workshop campers for lunch and presented the George Holekamp Award for outstanding public speaking skills.  This contest gets better every year, as the campers develop their … Continue reading

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2015 George Holekamp Award Winner

Another successful year for the Youth Range Workshop!  On Thursday of this annual youth camp, the Kerr County Soil and Water Conservation District awards one camper with the George Holekamp Award for outstanding public speaking.  Our 2015 winner was Lane … Continue reading

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