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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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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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Youth Range Workshop & George Holekamp Award

The Kerr County SWCD once again provided lunch for the Youth Range Workshop on their field trip to the Kerr WMA.  Almost 40 campers enjoyed the air conditioning and a hamburger lunch on Thursday, June 27. The District also presented … Continue reading

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Recap Of Streamside Landowners Workshop

From UGRA, the hosts of The Streamside Landowners Workshop – Understanding Riparian Areas :  Our seminar held on Friday, June 7, 2013 at the Kerr WMA was a great success.  We had 47 participants and a total of 56 gathered … Continue reading

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Prescribed Burn Workshop

It’s Here!  Our spring event this year is a Prescribed Burn Workshop! All the details are below… Thanks to the Kerr County AgriLife Office for helping us put it on!

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Spring Fish Sale

It’s time again for our Spring Fish Sale!  Delivery will take place May 3rd at the Kerr County Extension Office, 3655 Hwy 27, Kerrville.  Please find the Order Form Here.  It can be faxed or dropped by the office any time … Continue reading

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