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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...

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 Annual Report

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 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...

Land Judging

Land Judging is an exciting 4-H and FFA contest in which Middle and High School students in observe and interpret the soil in order to make wise land use decisions. The skills the teens use at the contest involve principles that can be valuable in career fields like...

FY 19 June Meeting Minutes

Date and Time of Meeting: Wednesday, June 12,  2019 8:00 AM   Location of Meeting:  200 NW 5th Street, Okeechobee, FL  34972    1. Supervisor Corona called the June meeting to order at 1:10pm.  2. Roll Call, establish quorum  BOARD of SUPERVISORS:  ☒ Mariano Corona,...

FY 20 Meeting Dates

Meetings are the second Wednesday of the month at 1:00 PM   October 9 *November 13 - No quorum; meeting canceled. December 11 *January 8 - Meeting canceled due to Ag-Venture event. February 12 March 11 April 8 May 13 June 10 July 8 August 12 September 9  ...

FY 19 September Meeting Agenda

Date and Time of Meeting:  Wednesday, September 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 ...

Envirothon

The Regional Envirothon is a problem-solving, natural resource education program for high school students. It is a unique outdoor competition that requires teamwork and the application of knowledge in the five areas listed below: Aquatics – water ecology, water...

FY 19 June Meeting Agenda

Date and Time of Meeting:  Wednesday, June 12, 2019 1:00 PM   Location of Meeting:  200 NW 5th Street, Okeechobee, FL  34972    Call the June 12 , 2019 meeting to order  Roll Call, establish quorum  BOARD of SUPERVISORS:  ☐ Mariano Corona, Chairman  ☐ Glynn...

FY 19 April Meeting Minutes

Date and Time of Meeting: Thursday, April 11, 2019 8:00 AM Location of Meeting: 200 NW 5th Street, Okeechobee, FL 34972 I. Supervisor Smith called the April meeting to order at 8:05 am. II. Roll Call, establish quorum BOARD of SUPERVISORS: ☐ Mariano Corona, Chairman ☐...

FY 19 May Meeting Agenda

Date and Time of Meeting: Wednesday, May 8, 2019 1:00 PM Location of Meeting: 200 NW 5th Street, Okeechobee, FL 34972 I. Call the May 8, 2019 meeting to order II. Roll Call, establish quorum BOARD of SUPERVISORS: ☐ Mariano Corona, Chairman ☐ Glynn Rutledge,...

FY 19 April Meeting Agenda

Date and Time of Meeting: Thursday, April 11, 2019 8:00 AM Location of Meeting: 200 NW 5th Street, Okeechobee, FL 34972 I. Call the April 11, 2019 meeting to order II. Roll Call, establish quorum BOARD of SUPERVISORS: □ Mariano Corona, Chairman □ Glynn Rutledge,...