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Monroe County Soil & Water Conservation District   


Mission: to provide information about soil, water, and related natural resource conservation, identify and prioritize local soil and water resource concerns, and connect land users to sources of education, technical and financial assistance to implement conservation practices and technologies.


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Check out this informational video about the work of the NRCS to conserve the land. Featuring Monroe County landholders Jeff Bailey (SWCD Board Member) and Robert Woodling.



~ 71 years of conservation services in Monroe County 1943-2014 ~








Conservation News


Rain Barrels are now in stock! Durrable, re-purposed 55-gallon barrels from Upcycle Products. Barrels come with two spigots, an overflow valve and mesh screen opening. We are also selling upcycled lumber wooden pedestals, which improve water pressure.

Rain barrels are $75 + tax

Pedestals are $25 + tax

Call us at 812-334-4325 x115  if you would like to purchase a barrel. Print off an order form or fill one out at our office.


50% reimbursment for Monroe County residents who live outside Bloomington city limits. Please contact us prior to ordering to confirm eligibility at monroecsoil@gmail.com


Monroe County Soil & Water Conservation District  

1931 South Liberty Drive | Bloomington, IN 47403 | monroecsoil@gmail.com | 812-334-4325 x115  

www.monroecoswcd.org | www.facebook.com/MCSWCD