Contact our office to check if you or your property is eligible for these funding sources. 260.925.5620 x3
Cost share funds available for cover crops and gypsum application for the St. Joe River Watershed which encompasses most of DeKalb County. This grant is funded through the Indiana State Department of Ag.
cost share funds available for various conservation practices is specific watersheds located in the county.
This program is funded through the district and is available to any property located in DeKalb County.
Indiana Administrative Code 327-15-5, commonly known as Rule 5, requires that all development/ construction activity within the State of Indiana or the boundaries of a designated MS4 (Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System) area that results in the disturbance of one acre or more of land are required to complete a Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) for the project. Currently the city of Auburn is the only designated MS4 area in DeKalb County.
The DeKalb Soil and Water Conservation District receives and reviews all SWPPP for projects that are required in DeKalb County as well as the city of Auburn. A completed DeKalb County Erosion Control Plan Submittal Form should accompany each plan presented for review.
For additional assistance in regards to Rule 5 in DeKalb County please contact Allen Haynes, Natural Resource Coordinator at 260.925.5620 x3 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Farm Bill program information – USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service
Indiana Department of Natural Resources:
Indiana Department of Environmental Management:
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