Marion Soil and Water Conservation District

Helping Marion County, Oregon with conservation assistance since 1971!

July Board Meeting:  AGENDA

Wednesday July 17 @ 7 PM

Each month the Marion SWCD holds a board meeting to approve projects, discuss long term planning, and provide the public with an opportunity to voice concerns or become involved with District activities. The public is welcomed and encouraged to attend District Board Meetings.

All meetings are in the Multnomah Falls Conference Room at the District office, located at 338 Hawthorne NE, Salem, OR 97301. For more information about the district or board meetings, call (503) 391-9927 or send email to [email protected]

NEW PROGRAM : Cover Crops

  •  This is a start-up program, limited funds available, first come, first served.

  • 2 page application required with field photo and copy of soils map.

  • You can receive $30-70/acre depending on your planting methods; (no till =$50, conventional drill = $40, broadcast =$30)

  • You can receive an extra $10/acre for early planting (Before Oct 31) and an extra $10 for using a multi-species mix.

  • Paid 75% when planting is finished, remaining 25% paid at crop termination

  • Applications accepted starting August 1, 2019.

  • Sign up ends October 29, 2019.

Contact Marion SWCD for more information



Salem Saturday Market

July 20, 9am-3pm—Kids in Nature

Marion SWCD staff will be at market sharing educational information and providing family friendly fun!  Stop by and say hello!

Education Committee Meeting:

Monday July 22 at 3:30  – Agenda

Englewood Forest Festival

August 10, 11am-5pm

Englewood Park, 1260 19th Street NE

Salmon Watch Volunteer Training

August 14th at Packsaddle Park

The Marion SWCD does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.

Marion SWCD is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

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