LERW 319 Grant Cost-Share Program Now Available

319 Grant Cost-Share Program

The cost-share program for the Lower Eel River Watershed is now available. The Clay County SWCD will be providing up to 60% cost-share to landowners and producers in the watershed  to adopt or implement conservation practices to help improve water quality by reducing polluted runoff.  Available practices include cover crops, filter strips,  livestock exclusion fencing,  heavy use area protection, WASCOBs, grassed waterways, critical area planting, no-till and precision ag modifications, and much more!

All available practices as well as their designated cost-share percentages are shown below. If you have any questions about whether you qualify for grant funds, how the application process works, or how the cost-share program works please  contact us at the Clay County Soil and Water Conservation District at 812-448-1108 ext. 3.

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Clean Water Indiana Grant Cost-Share Program Now Available

CWI Grant Cost-Share

The Clay County Soil and Water Conservation District is announcing its Clean Water Indiana Cost Share Application Practices. Prices are as follows:

* Cover Crops: first-time application, 150-acre limit, $20 an acre. All others are 100-acre limit, $20 an acre.

* Pollinators: 75 percent, cost share up to 1 acre covers labor and seeding

* Pasture Seeding: (site specific): $38 an acre, 20-acre limit

* Critical Area Seeding: 75 percent includes materials and labor up to 1 acre.

* HUAP (Heavy Use Area Protection): 75 percent of designed cost.

For more information or to apply for one of these practices, visit the Brazil Service Center SWCD office Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. or call 812-448-1108 for more information.