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2023 Poster Contest

The Annual NACD Poster Contest is open to all public, private and home-schooled students grades K-12!!! This year’s theme is “ONE WATER”. Prizes are awarded at the State level for First, Second and Third place. and then sent on to the national contest. Our deadline for entry is October 27, 2023 for the State level competition. For more information, please visit: https://www.nacdnet.org/general-resources/stewardship-and-education-materials/contests/

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Tree for Every Delawarean Initiative

Kent Conservation District is taking part in the “Tree for Every Delawarean Initiative”. This program’s goal is to plant at least one tree for every Delawarean. This effort of building healthy and resilient forests is crucial in the effort to reduce the effects of climate change on the State of Delaware. The Tree for Every Delawarean Initiative is a partnership that includes the Urban and Community Forest (UFC) programs in the Department of Agriculture’s Delaware Forest Service, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy and other stakeholders. It offers grants to private

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FY 2024 Cover Crop Signup – Deadline: July 31, 2023

We are currently accepting applications for the FY2024 Cover Crop Program to be planted in the Fall of 2023. The deadline to submit your application is July 31, 2023. Submittal of the application is required to be considered for the program, but does not ensure acceptance. We look forward to providing you with more details and program guidelines after applications have been reviewed and funding has been determined. You may submit your application in person at the Kent Conservation District Office, 1679 S. DuPont Highway, Dover, Delaware or via fax to: (302) 736-7920 – Attention: KCD Cover Crop Program. You may also

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Barn Dance History

The Kent Conservation District has held 20 Barn Dances in support of the Delaware Envirothon. A special thank you goes out to all of the sponsors, donors, and volunteers, who have supported and those that continue to support our events.

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Virginia Grimm

Conservationist

Virginia began working with the District in February 2023. Virginia works with our farmers on nutrient management planning, cover crop programs, and works with USDA-NRCS to implement federal programs. Virginia is a certified nutrient management planner.