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FY 21 Speech Contest

Okeechobee County Soil and Water Conservation District sponsors an annual speech contest, which is designed to develop leadership and stimulate interest in conserving natural resources. DEADLINE: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2020 CONTEST DATE: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2020...

FY 20 March Meeting Minutes

Date and Time of Meeting:  Wednesday, March, 11 2020 1:00 PM   Location of Meeting:  200 NW 5th Street, Okeechobee, FL  34972   Supervisor Rutledge called meeting to at 1:10pm  Roll Call, establish quorum  BOARD of SUPERVISORS:  ☐ Mariano Corona, Chairman  ☒ Glynn...

2020 Local Working Group Meeting Agenda

CALL TO ORDER Mariano Corona Chairman Nicki Smith Supervisor Douglas Burnham Supervisor Donald Sellers, Jr. Supervisor Glynn Rutledge Supervisor Audrey Kuipers Program Manager- Okeechobee Soil and Water Conservation District Howard Harrison District Conservationist-...

2020 Local Working Group Meeting

Okeechobee Soil and Water Conservation District Local Working Group The Okeechobee Soil and Water Conservation District will host the annual Local Work Group meeting in lieu of its monthly May 13th meeting remotely. Following Governor DeSantis’ directions in Executive...

FY 20 April Meeting Agenda

  Date and Time of Meeting:  Wednesday, April 8 2020 1:00 PM   Location of Meeting:  200 NW 5th Street, Okeechobee, FL  34972    Call to order  Roll Call, establish quorum  BOARD of SUPERVISORS:  ☐ Mariano Corona, Chairman  ☐ Glynn Rutledge, Secretary-Treasurer ...

FY 20 December Meeting Minutes

Date and Time of Meeting: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 1:00 PM Location of Meeting: 200 NW 5th Street, Okeechobee, FL 34972 I. Supervisor Corona called the meeting to order at 1:05pm II. Roll Call, establish quorum BOARD of SUPERVISORS: ☒ Mariano Corona, Chairman ☐...

FY 20 March Meeting Agenda

Date and Time of Meeting: Wednesday, March, 11 2020 1:00 PM Location of Meeting: 200 NW 5th Street, Okeechobee, FL 34972 I. Call to order II. Roll Call, establish quorum BOARD of SUPERVISORS: ☐ Mariano Corona, Chairman ☐ Glynn Rutledge, Secretary-Treasurer ☐ Douglas...

Speech Contest

Okeechobee County Soil and Water Conservation District sponsors an annual speech contest, which is designed to develop leadership and stimulate interest in conserving natural resources. DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 2020 Eligibility Contest is open to public, private,...

Poster Contest

Eligibility The Okeechobee Soil and Water Conservation District Poster Contest is open to Okeechobee County students (public, private or home educated) grades kindergarten through grade twelfth. DEADLINE: FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 2020 Contest Rules Any media may be used to...

Soil Trailer

The OSWCD has an interactive soil trailer! Inside the trailer, you will learn about things such as different soil textures, best management practices implemented in protecting soil, and different organisms that live in the soil. The soil trailer is taken to various...

FY 20 October Meeting Minutes

Date and Time of Meeting:  Wednesday, October 9, 2019 1:00 PM   Location of Meeting:  200 NW 5th Street, Okeechobee, FL  34972    Supervisor Corona called the meeting to order at 1:13pm Roll Call, establish quorum  BOARD of SUPERVISORS:  ☒ Mariano Corona, Chairman ...

FY 20 December Meeting Agenda

Date and Time of Meeting:  Wednesday, December 11, 2019 1:00 PM   Location of Meeting:  200 NW 5th Street, Okeechobee, FL  34972    Call to order  Roll Call, establish quorum  BOARD of SUPERVISORS:  ☐ Mariano Corona, Chairman  ☐ Glynn Rutledge, Secretary-Treasurer ...

Monofilament Recycling and Recovery Program

Monofilament recycling bins are receptacles for unwanted fishing line. They are typically constructed of PVC and are located at popular fishing areas. The bins  are an efficient and economical way to gather used fishing line, cast nets, weed-eater line, and line...

Ag-Venture

Ag-Venture is a free, one day program which provides a great opportunity for fourth graders (public, private and home educated) to gain experience, understanding and the appreciation of our local agricultural industry. At Ag-Venture, students learn about soils,...

FY 19 September Meeting Minutes

Date and Time of Meeting: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 1:00 PM Location of Meeting: 200 NW 5th Street, Okeechobee, FL 34972 I. Call the September 11, 2019 meeting to order II. Roll Call, establish quorum BOARD of SUPERVISORS: ☐ Mariano Corona, Chairman ☐ Glynn...

FY 18-19 Year in Review

Below is a link to a PDF of the Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Report. For a different version of this document, please contact Courtney Murphy at 863.623.3240 or courtney.murphy@okeechobeeswcd.org. FY 18-19 Annual Report

FY 20 October Meeting Agenda

Date and Time of Meeting: Wednesday, October 9, 2019 1:00 PM Location of Meeting: 200 NW 5th Street, Okeechobee, FL 34972 I. Call to order II. Roll Call, establish quorum BOARD of SUPERVISORS: ☐ Mariano Corona, Chairman ☐ Glynn Rutledge, Secretary-Treasurer ☐ Douglas...