Morris County
Conservation District
Council Grove, KS
Your Conservation Partner Since 1941
Funding is provided in part by the State Conservation Commission through appropriation from the Kansas Water Plan Fund.
All programs of the Morris County Conservation District are available without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age or handicap.

All photos are the property of the Morris County Conservation District and are not to be reproduced without written permission from the Morris County Conservation District
Visitors Since March 15, 2008

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The Morris County Conservation District  conducts a Continuous Sign-Up to accept requests for State Cost-Share assistance!

Anyone interested in receiving cost-share assistance from either the Water Resources Cost-Share Program (WRCSP) or the Non-Point Source Program (NPS) Program must sign up.
Black Sunday, April 14, 1935. Dust storm approaches Ulysses, KS.         (Photo courtesy of USDA NRCS)
What is the Soil Tunnel Trailer?
This site is maintained by Camco Ind.
For applications and pricing of Cow Carpet® click here.
The Morris County Conservation District is now selling Cow Carpet® Nonwoven Geotextile to be used in Heavy Use Protection Areas.
285 in Attendance on Morris County Conservation District’s 73rd Annual Meeting held 1-26-2013
Poster, Limerick, Coloring, Photo and Essay Winners
Buffer Award Winners – Marvin & Marsha Tischhauser accepted by their son Chad Tischhauser presented by Alex Lyon, Buffer Coordinator sponsored by Flint Hills Upland Quail Wildlife Federation Chapter
Twin Lakes WRAPS Water Quality Award – Darrell Harkness and granddaughters and grandson presented by Angela Anderson, Twin Lakes WRAPS Coordinator
Windbreak Award Winners – Jack & Nancy Riggin presented by Joe Hecht, District Conservationist in Morris County sponsored by Morris County Farm Bureau – Kevin Kniebel
Banker Award Winners – Kirby, Cindy & Jessica Zimmerman presented by Byron Evers, Morris County Extension Agent sponsored by Emprise Bank – Sandy Bachura, Key Banker
Kim Sanford and son and daughter – Raffle Coordinator
Chris McAfee, FSA CED for Morris County with friend Linda and daughter Andrea
Kent Bacon, MCCD Treasurer doing introductions and annual report
Daniel Mushrush, Supervisor of Chase County CD and co-owner of Mushrush Angus doing a PowerPoint on “Russian Agriculture”
Megan Poole – Council Grove High School FFA Program
Plaques and Trophies
2012 Activities Display
2012 Regional, State, National Envirothon Activities Display
Jim Parker, MCCD Chairman
Signs and Photo Print donated by Casey Wilson
Gene Ecklund – Chairman of Nominating Committee
Breanna Markley – KACD Certificate of Excellence and Medal for Honorable Mention State Winner for Limerick Contest presented by Jim Parker
Joe Hecht – District Conservationist for Morris County NRCS

Important News Release for Cost-Share for Morris County landowners
High School Seniors:  Apply now for a $500.00 Scholarship.