Soil & Water Conservation District

Dubois County Soil and Water Conservation District

The  Dubois County SWCD meets on the first Thursday, monthly.  The next SWCD meeting is set for Thursday, February 2 at 4:30 PM.  The meeting will be in the SWCD Office in the USDA Service Center, Jasper.   The Supervisors will meet in Executive Session Immediately after the SWCD meeting concludes, for the purpose of discussing staffing needs.

The SWCD's Annual Meeting is set for Tuesday, February 14 at the Thyen-Cultural Center Atrium, in Jasper.  Call the office at 812-482-1171 Ext. 3 before February 3 to make a meal registration.  Be sure to watch our webpage (link below) and Facebook page to stay up to date.

Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCD) are sub-units of Indiana state government; each Indiana county has a SWCD.  The Dubois County SWCD works to reduce soil erosion and promote clean water.  The SWCD identifies local natural resource concerns, and provides technical, financial, and informational assistance to conserve our resources for future generations.  To fulfill its role, the Dubois County SWCD partners with local government agencies, citizens’ groups, and individuals.

SWCD leadership is provided by five local residents called Supervisors.  In  2022, the supervisors are Brenda Sermersheim, Chair,  Glenn Goeppner, Vice Chair, Pat Eckerle,  Andy Helming, and Arlene Fleck.  The Supervisors evaluate the natural resources in Dubois County, prioritize them, and set the program to address the resource needs.  The Supervisors partner with the Dubois County Commissioners and Council, who provide the staff necessary to carry out the SWCD program.  Are you interested in learning more about being a SWCD Supervisor?  Contact the office for details:  812-482-1171, Ext. 3446.

The Soil and Water Conservation District is housed in the USDA Service Center, at 1486 Executive Blvd, Jasper.   During the Covid-19 Pandemic, the SWCD staff follow the USDA guidelines in regards to masking, staffing levels, and customer accessibility to the office.  Signage on the door will announce the masking status for each week.

The Dubois County Soil & Water Conservation District's website can be accessed at:
Dubois County Soil and Water Conservation District

Aubree Pond, Executive Director