Porter County Soil & Water Conservation District

resources

This page contains informational sheets and guidance documents for a variety natural resource topics, links to commonly used online map resources and information on our partners within the Indiana Conservation Partnership.

documents & guides

Conservation AGRICULTURE

AY-353-W_Intro to cover crops in corn-soy rotations.pdf
Midwest Cover Crop Council_Indiana Cover Crop Recipes Post-Corn before Soybean.pdf
Midwest Cover Crop Council_Indiana Cover Crop Recipes Post-Soybean before Corn.pdf
Principles_for_High_Functioning_Soil_2018.pdf
ICP - soil health philosophy 2019.pdf
ARS_CCChart 2016.pdf
AY-363-W_Soil Health Strategies.pdf
Transitional NoTill_Hatfield December 2018.pdf

Urban, small & specialty farming

INDIANA_URBAN_FARM_GUIDE.pdf

Soil Health - Urban Farm

Cover Crops in the Home Garden - Purdue Ext.pdf

Cover Crops in the Home Garden

COVERCROP_POLLINATOR.pdf

Cover Crops - Beneficial Insects

MarionCountySWCD-Beneficial-Insects-for-Fruit-and-Vegetable-Growers.pdf

Beneficial Insects for Specialty Crops

MarionCountySWCD-Wildflowers-for-Beneficial-Insects.pdf

Wildflowers for Beneficial Insects

16-020_01_XercesSoc_Habitat-Planning-for-Beneficial-Insects_web.pdf

Insects - Biological Control

POLLINATOR Habitat

_FINAL_MidwestPlantGuide2-13-2018_web.pdf

Monarch Plant Guide

MonarchHabitatStrategy_FINAL(edits_after_distribution).pdf

Monarch Habitat Strategy

+INSTALLATIONGUIDE_UPPERMIDWEST.pdf

Pollinator Meadow Installation Guide

Native Plants for the Small Yard.pdf

Native Plants for the Small Yard

Pollinator Garden Card - Midwest.pdf

Midwest Pollinator Garden Card

marionswcd-native-plantings-for-beneficial-insects-and-pollinators.pdf

Native Plantings for Pollinators

SeaGrant-Full-Sun-Pollinator-Garden-Brochure_Small.pdf

Full Sun Pollinator Garden

SeaGrant-Full-Sun-Rain-Garden-Brochure_small.pdf

Full Sun Rain Garden

native plant guides

+POLLINATOR_PLANTS_MIDWEST.pdf
+POLLINATOR_PLANTS_MIDWEST_MONARCH.pdf
+PP_EASTERNBROADLEAFFOREST_SPECIES.pdf
+PP_PRAIRIEPARKLAND_SPECIES.pdf
Indiana Native Pollinator Planting.pdf
USDA Pollinator Gardens Design Guide.pdf

wildlife / HABITAT Management

Renovating native warm-season grass stands.pdf
Rare & Endangered Species - Porter.pdf
WILDLIFE.pdf
Canada Thisle control.pdf

geospatial information resources

indiana Conservation Partnership

Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts and its 92 local SWCDs

Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA)

Indiana Department of Natural Resources (IDNR)

Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM)

State Soil Conservation Board (SSCB)

Purdue University Extension Service

USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA)

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)