Your Source for Natural Resource Conservation & Land Management Practices Assistance, Plans and Education

We’re here to serve Marion County residents with information and assistance on conservation planning, invasive weeds, native plants, urban conservation, backyard habitats, livestock management, grant funding, wildlife, healthy woods, habitat restoration, school gardens and other projects for which they need assistance.

Earth Day 2016
Earth Day 2016
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Join Marion SWCD at Salem Saturday Market 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. August 20th

Saturday Market

 District staff will be on hand with information about conservation and answer any natural resource questions you may have.


Read Our Tumblr Blog

Click th elink and visit our Tumblr blog for the latest in news and photos of district happenings,

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Latest Edition of the Insider


Click here to read the Marion SWCD Insider May 2016 Edition

To read previous issues of the Insider, visit our Newsletter Page here





Four District Director Positions Are Up For Election

For more information about director’s responsibilities, open positions and director packets visit our Volunteer Opportunities page.

Join Our Manure Exchange Program and Help Conserve

Our Manure Exchange Program puts gardeners and landowners looking for free manure compost in touch with livestock owners who have excess fresh and composted manure.

Visit our Livestock program page located here under Resources for more information.

 Wondering when a meeting, event or activity is happening at the district?

Check out our calendar for listings for time and dates.

Visit our “Conservation In The Newspage to read our blog and see what is happening with the district.

There you will find our newsletter, The Conservation Insider and information about upcoming classes and workshops.

Winners of the 2016 Mural Competition Announced!

View all the entries for this year’s competitions here on our Mural Contest page

Forest Ridge Elementary Sara Haver's Class Beginner B

Forest Ridge Elementary Sara Haver’s Class Beginner B




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