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

  • 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)