Rice County will be holding an Aquatic Invasive Species Volunteer training program on April 9th 2015.
Click here for details. AIS Brochure
- Rice SWCD will again be selling native plants that will be available in mid-May. A mix of 48 plants will be available for either raingardens or butterfly gardens. These plants are high quality and are a great way to establish a raingarden or butterfly garden in your yard. Order deadline is May 8th. Click here 2015A_native_plant_sale for more information and an order form.
The Rice County Soil and Water District has a few items that can be borrowed or rented for seed planting, tree pruning, and buckthorn removal. They have asked up to let you know of a new addition to their inventory. A Dew Drop Drill is now available to rent. This drill can be pulled by any ATV or small tractor. It is great for many purposes including food plots, buffer strips, CRP, and pollinator habitat. It has a 3 ft. seeding width and can handle a large variety of seed types. Rental fee is $90 per day.
To see all the items available to rent or borrow please click on this link.