District Fundraisers

Spring Fish Sale

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Restock your ponds and tanks during the Kerr County SWCD Spring Fish Sale.  This annual fundraiser helps the District raise money for our  Scholarship Fund. 

Cow Pokes & Land Folks Conference

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Register to attend our Annual Cow Pokes & Land Folks Conference the first Friday in May.  Learn from experts from across the state in fields ranging from Wildlife & Agriculture Valuations, Oak Wild & Ball Moss, Pesticide Laws & Regulations, Biological Weed Management, UGRA Landowner Programs, Game Warden Laws, Eminent Domain & Private Property Rights, and Plant ID information & Tours. 

Pop-Up Plant Sale

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Native Tree Sale

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The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago, the second best time is now!  Be sure to look out for our Annual Native Tree Sale  Fundraiser this Fall.  All trees sold have been grown locally and are native species in 5 gallon pots. 

Gate Signs

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Support our local Soil & Water Conservation District by purchasing a custom 15"x16" gate sign for a $40 Donation.

Plant ID Books

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Range Plants of North Central Texas is a great resource for all Texas Hill Country residents.  Its a great Land User's Guide to Their Identification, Value and Management. $25.00 Donation 

Poster Contest

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Contest Rules:

· Poster contest is open to all Kerr County residents age 12 and under that meet Texas University Interscholastic League eligibility requirements.

· Please include artist’s name, age and school (or other contact info such as 4H Club, etc.) on back of poster.

· Poster entries shall be on standard poster board, cut to half size (22” x 14”). Artwork on poster entries should be produced with materials which do not readily smear, crack, or chip. If necessary, a fixative or lamination may be used. The poster entry artwork should be flat. All posters submitted for the contest will feature the NACD/NACD Auxiliary Conservation Poster contest theme for 2020. The 2020 theme is "Where would we BEE without Pollinators?”. Please visit the stewardship week website at: http://www.nacdnet.org/general-resources/stewardship-and-education-materials for information on the 2020 theme. 

All poster entries must be received by the Kerr County Soil and Water Conservation District by December 10, 2019. Posters will be judged by the Kerr County SWCD Board Members to find Local Winners. The local winners must allow the Kerr County SWCD to photograph them with their entry. Local Winners will be featured on the district’s webpage and newsletter. They will also be submitted for an Area Competition. Area Winners will be recognized at the 42nd Texas Conservation Awards Program in Wall, TX and will be submitted for a State Competition. State Winners will be recognized at the 80th Annual State Meeting of District Directors in Galveston, TX. 

Local Winners Will Receive:

1st Place: $50 cash 2nd Place: $25 cash

Return Entries to:

Kerr County Soil and Water Conservation District

2104 Memorial Boulevard, Suite #103

Kerrville, Texas 78028

-or- Call Missie Dreiss to pick up your school’s entries!

(830) 739-7476 or missie@kerrcountyswcd.com www.kerrcountyswcd.com 

Essay Contest

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42nd Texas Conservation Awards Program Essay Contest

Deadline: December 10th by 3:00pm

Submit Essays to the Kerr County SWCD office

Two Age Divisions

Junior- 13 and Under (Max of 300 words)

Senior- 14 to 18 years old (Max 500 words)

Essay topic for 2020 is

"Where would we BEE without Pollinators?"

The essay is to be submitted to local soil and water conservation districts for judging.  Each local district will judge the entries and submit two essays in each age division to the Area Judging Committee for the competition on the area level. Plaques will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners on the area level and state winners will be selected from the area winner.  This contest is open to Interscholastic League eligibility requirements.   

All essay entries must be received by the Kerr County Soil and Water Conservation District by December 10, 2019. Posters will be judged by the Kerr County SWCD Board Members to find Local Winners. The local winners must allow the Kerr County SWCD to photograph them with their entry. Local Winners will be featured on the district’s web-page and newsletter. They will also be submitted for an Area Competition. Area Winners will be recognized at the 42nd Texas Conservation Awards Program in Wall, TX and will be submitted for a State Competition. State Winners will be recognized at the 80th Annual State Meeting of District Directors in Galveston, TX. 

Local Winners Will Receive:

1st Place: $50 cash 2nd Place: $25 cash

Return Entries to:

Kerr County Soil and Water Conservation District

2104 Memorial Boulevard, Suite #103

Kerrville, Texas 78028

-or- Call Missie Dreiss to pick up your school’s entries!

(830) 739-7476 or missie@kerrcountyswcd.com www.kerrcountyswcd.com 

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