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Welcome to Marion County Soil and Water Conservation District


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Welcome to our website!  We hope you will find the layout easy to use. Take a few minutes to tour the site. If you have any suggestions for changes or additional information, please let us know. We want this site to be as useful as possible for you.

For future visits you will find the newest updates right here on our home page and also under the “News” tab above.

Save the Date!

Marion County SWCD’s Annual Meeting

   February 20, 2018


Please plan to join us on Tuesday, February 20th as we celebrate 48 years of conservation in Marion County!

Come meet our new Resource Conservationist Cheyenne Hoffa; hear about the great strides that have been made by our Soil Health Program staff and learn something new from our informative guest speakers.  Plans are underway!

We will be in a new location so be sure to check back with us soon!  Updates will be posted on our website and a formal invitation will be sent to your email.  Please contact us with any questions.

Hope to see you there!!





We Have Moved!!!!!!

Our office has recently moved!  We are now located at 1200 S. Madison Ave. Suite 200. Our phone number has remained the same, 317-786-1776.






Marion County SWCD Welcomes Cheyenne Hoffa to Their Staff!



Cheyenne Hoffa



The Marion County SWCD is pleased to announce the hiring of our new Resource Conservationist Cheyenne Hoffa!  Cheyenne recently graduated from Purdue University.  She will be leading our Stormwater Pollution Prevention program which includes inspecting construction sites for erosion control. She can be reached by emailing her through our “Contact Us” page.













Thank You Affiliate Members!!!!



Many generous individuals and businesses have financially supported the conservation work being done by the Marion County Soil & Water Conservation District over the years.  This year we are very thankful to the following individuals who have stepped up to help us keep conservation working in our county:


Paul Wright Hayes and Ruth Rosser Hayes in honor of:

     – George Harley

     – Glenn Lange
     – Marilyn Hughes
     – Eli Bloom Memorial  
George Haerle and Marion Haerle  
Stephanie Schuck 
Dennis Slaughter



If you would like to support the Marion County SWCD by becoming an affiliate member please click the “Donate” tab at the top of this page.







The Marion County SWCD’s quarterly newsletters and annual report will now only be available online in order to conserve resources.  You can find our newsletters under the NEWS tab on our website or we will email a copy to you upon request.

To be added to our email list please contact us the “Contact Us” tab at the top of this page to send your name & email address to Julie.










Water Water Everywhere!  Standing Water  – Wet Crawlspace – Flooding Basement ???


If all the rain we’ve been having lately is causing drainage problems our website can get you started on the road to a solution.


Click Here to go to our Drainage Pages














Phone Number for Citizens Energy Group for Community Drainage Concerns


Please make a note of the Citizens Energy Group contact number:  924-3311. Residents with flooding, storm water issues, manhole cover capping recess concerns or other water issues, this is the number to call. Citizens Energy Group is responsible for maintaining city storm drains. For technical assistance with drainage problems on private property you can continue to contact the Soil & Water Conservation District 786-1776. 


More help and information on drainage problems around your home can be found on our website under the Soils tab – Soils Types & Drainage section.