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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...

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. ENTRY DEADLINE: TBD for 2023  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. ENTRY DEADLINE: TBD Contest Rules Any media may be used to create a flat...

Job Posting

We're hiring another Conservation Technician! The Conservation Technician position is funded through a contract with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Service's (FDACS) Office of Agricultural Water Policy (OAWP) for the implementation of the...

Soil Samples & Waters Ag Laboratories, Inc.

Waters Agricultural Laboratories, Inc. (WAL) is working with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Office of Agricultural Water Policy by providing Florida producers soil sample recommendations in compliance with the Best Management Practices...

FY 22 June Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 1:00pm 200 NW 5th Street Conference Room, Okeechobee, FL 34972 Call to Order Mariano Corona- Chairman Nicki Smith-Supervisor Donald Sellers, Jr.- Supervisor Douglas Burnham-Supervisor Glynn Rutledge- Treasurer I. Approval of May 11, 2022...

FY 22 June Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 1:00pm 200 NW 5th Street Conference Room, Okeechobee, FL  34972 Call to Order at 1:00pm Mariano Corona- Chairman- Present Nicki Smith-Supervisor-Absent Donald Sellers, Jr.- Supervisor- Present Douglas Burnham-Supervisor- Present Glynn Rutledge-...

FY 22 Jan Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, January 11, 2022 1:00pm 200 NW 5th Street, Conference Room, Okeechobee, FL  34972 Call to Order Mariano Corona- Chairman- Present Nicki Smith- Supervisor- Present Donald Sellers, Jr.- Supervisor- Present Douglas Burnham- Supervisor- Present Glynn Rutledge-...

FY 22 May Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, May 11, 2022 1:00pm 200 NW 5th Street Conference Room, Okeechobee, FL  34972 Call to Order Mariano Corona- Chairman- PRESENT Nicki Smith-Supervisor-PRESENT Donald Sellers, Jr.- PRESENT Supervisor Seat 4- Vacant Glynn Rutledge- Treasurer-PRESENT I. Motion to...

FY 22 March Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, March 09, 2022 1:00pm 200 NW 5th Street Conference Room, Okeechobee, FL  34972 Call to Order Mariano Corona-Present Nicki Smith-Present Donald Sellers, Jr.- Absent Douglas Burnham- Absent Glynn Rutledge- Present I. Motion to approve February 9, 2022,...

FY 22 May Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, May 11, 2022 1:00pm 200 NW 5th Street Conference Room, Okeechobee, FL  34972 Call to Order Mariano Corona- Chairman Nicki Smith-Supervisor Donald Sellers, Jr.- Supervisor Seat 4- Vacant Glynn Rutledge- Treasurer I. Approval of March 9, 2022 Minutes II....

FY 22 Feb Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, February 9, 2022 1:00pm 200 NW 5th Street Conference Room, Okeechobee, FL 34972 Call to Order Mariano Corona- Chairman-Present Nicki Smith-Supervisor- Present Donald Sellers, Jr.- Supervisor-Absent Douglas Burnham- Supervisor-Absent Glynn Rutledge-...

FY 22 March Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, March 8, 2022 1:00pm 200 NW 5th Street Conference Room, Okeechobee, FL  34972 Call to Order Mariano Corona- Chairman Nicki Smith-Supervisor Donald Sellers, Jr.- Supervisor Douglas Burnham- Supervisor Glynn Rutledge- Treasurer I. Approval of February 9, 2022...

FY 22 Feb Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, February 9, 2022 1:00pm 200 NW 5th Street Conference Room, Okeechobee, FL  34972 Call to Order Mariano Corona- Chairman Nicki Smith Donald Sellers, Jr.- Supervisor Douglas Burnham- Supervisor Glynn Rutledge- Treasurer I. Approval of January 11, 2022 II....

FY 22 Jan Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, January 11, 2022 1:00pm 200 NW 5th Street Conference Room, Okeechobee, FL 34972 Call to Order Mariano Corona- Chairman- Present (phone) Nicki Smith- Supervisor- Present Donald Sellers, Jr.- Supervisor- Present Douglas Burnham- Supervisor- Absent Glynn...

FY 22 Jan Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, January 11, 2022 1:00pm 200 NW 5th Street Conference Room, Okeechobee, FL 34972 Call to Order Mariano Corona- Chairman- Present Nicki Smith- Supervisor- Present Donald Sellers, Jr.- Supervisor- Present Douglas Burnham- Supervisor- Present Glynn Rutledge-...

FY 22 Dec Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 1:00pm 200 NW 5th Street Conference Room, Okeechobee, FL 34972 Call to Order Mariano Corona- Chairman-Present Nicki Smith- Supervisor-Present Donald Sellers, Jr.- Supervisor - Present Douglas Burnham- Supervisor-Present Glynn Rutledge-...

FY 22 Dec Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, December 8, 2021   1:00pm    200 NW 5th Street Conference Room, Okeechobee Call to Order Mariano Corona- Chairman Nicki Smith- Supervisor Donald Sellers, Jr.- Supervisor Douglas Burnham- Supervisor Glynn Rutledge- Treasurer I. Approval of November 11, 2021...