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Nick Ivy takes top job at MSWCC July 1

BY KATHY DOUGAN, MSWCC    Nick Ivy, who currently serves as the Mississippi Soil and Water Conservation Commission Interim Executive Director, takes…

MSWCC May 2021 Newsletter

MSWCC May 2021 Newsletter

Executive Director Gilbert announces June 30 retirement

BY KATHY DOUGAN, MSWCC    After serving 33 years with the Mississippi Soil and Water Conservation Commission, MSWCC Executive Director Mark Gilbert…

Oxford A team headed to National Envirothon competition

BY KATHY DOUGAN, MSWCC    RAYMOND – For the 12th time in the past 13 years of state-level competition, Oxford High School Team A placed first among…

MSWCC April 2021 Newsletter

Commission April 2021 Newsletter

Soil & Water Conservation Youth Camp cancelled because of COVID-19

   The 2021 Mississippi Soil and Water Conservation Youth Camp has been cancelled this year because of COVID-19 public safety restrictions, Youth…

SWCDs announce 2021 tree giveaways, sales, events

In Mississippi, February is the month for tree planting, giveaways, educational events and activities to celebrate Arbor Day and Tree Planting Week…

MACD virtual Drawdown, Gun Raffle raises $21,610 for 2021 Endowment Fund Scholarships

Although COVID-19 prevented the Mississippi Association of Conservation Districts from an in-person 76th annual meeting in 2021, fund-raising efforts…

December 2020 Newsletter

From Our Executive Director: The Mississippi Soil and Water Conservation Commission has completed the high-hazard upgrade of Richland Creek Watershed…

November 2020 Newsletter

November 2020 Newsletter

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