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  • Title: Fairbanks Soil & Water Conservation District
    Descriptive info: .. Promoting sustainable development and the wise use of natural resources.. Home.. Resources.. Education.. Cooperators.. Calendar Events.. About Us.. Photo Gallery.. Newsletters.. Contact Us.. FSWCD's annual report for fiscal year '11-'12 is now available to be viewed.. by clicking here.. This document summarizes the work we have done for each FSWCD goal, including (1) Prevention and Eradication of Noxious Invasive Species, (2) Conservation of Plant and Soil Resources, (3) Sustainable Agricultural Resources Economy, (4) Conservation/Maintenance of Water Resources, (5) Conservation of Forest Resources, (6) Education, and (7) Assistance to NRCS.. The 2012 Natural Resources Showcase will be coming soon! We expect it to be scheduled for mid December, but the date is TBD.. Look for information here or on.. Facebook.. !.. New FSWCD Brochure.. :.. AK Grown Forest Product Vendors In Interior Alaska.. The brochure.. promotes Alaska Grown/Made forest product vendors in Interior Alaska.. Over 45 local business are listed that sell AK grown forest products such as; crafts, furniture, nursery plants (trees shrubs), building materials, fuel, etc.. Click.. here.. for more information.. 2011 FSWCD Photo Contest Winners.. Agriculture.. 1st Place.. Runner up.. Forestry.. Water.. Tanana Valley State Fair.. 2012 Bucks for Bales Winners!!!.. 1st Place: Anita Tomsha.. 2nd Place: Keith Clark.. 3rd Place: Davies Farm.. Bucks for Bales is one of the competitions at the Tanana Valley State Fair that the FSWCD sponsors.. It is for the best quality hay (judged on appearance, purity, condition, nutritional analysis, etc.. ).. Meetings:.. Board of Supervisors Meeting.. Open  ...   with invasive plant infestations, commonly known as weeds.. These infestations reduce the biological, agricultural, recreational, and economic value of the land, decrease native plant populations, and degrade ecosystems.. For management efforts to be successful, a broad scale, coordinated and systematically integrated approach to managing these invasive plants is necessary.. Read More.. Supporting Conservation by Providing Resources.. and Knowledge.. Fairbanks Soil Water Conservation District promotes sustainable land development and works with private landowners to address their natural resource concerns.. By partnering with local, state and federal organizations, the FSWCD provides education and technical assistance to private landowners with issues related to soil, agriculture, water, invasive species, forestry, land development, and other related natural resource issues.. Please contact your local legislators to encourage them to support soil water districts statewide!.. News Events.. Now available online! Click here to see the latest meetings and events!.. Green Infrastructure Information.. Green.. infrastructure.. is an approach to wet weather management that is cost-effective, sustainable, and environmentally friendly.. 590 University Ave.. Suite 2.. Fairbanks, AK 99709.. 907-479-1213.. fairbanksswcd@gmail.. com.. Links.. AACD.. Alaska Association of Conservation Districts.. NRCS.. Natural Resources Conservation District - Alaska Office.. TVWA.. Tanana Valley Watershed Association.. Communities within the Fairbanks SWCD.. Fairbanks North Star Borough.. City of Fairbanks.. City of North Pole.. City of Nenana.. Denali Borough.. Fairbanks Soil Water Conservation District.. Partners:.. 2008 Fairbanks Soil Water Conservation District.. Home - Resources - Education - Cooperators - Calendar Events - About Us - Photo Gallery - Newsletters - Contact Us..

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  • Title: Fairbanks Soil & Water Conservation District
    Descriptive info: Soil Testing Program.. Soils of the Fairbanks Area.. Soils of Local Importance.. Soil Quality Test Kit.. Compost Swap.. Find out what you need to know before you buy.. Find out what soils you have with.. Web Soil Survey.. Got Poop?.. If you are a dog musher or just have a lot of dogs, learn how to safely compost your dog waste.. 907-479-1213 or 374-6966.. Soil testing help determine the amount of nutrients in your soil and make accurate fertilizer recommendations to maximize soil fertility.. Soil Testing will tell you the pH, macro and micro nutrients, and organic matter content of your soil.. Fairbanks SWCD services are presently free, but there is a $30 charge for each soil sample to cover the laboratory fee and shipping.. Steps to receive soil analysis and fertilizer recommendations:.. Sign-up as a.. FSWCD Cooperator.. (if you haven't already).. Collect soil samples.. If you have not collected a soil sample before or you re not sure how, call or email the Fairbanks SWCD for instructions.. Fill out a.. soil sample information sheet.. with all of the relevant information.. Drop them off at Fairbanks SWCD office and pay the $30 charge.. Samples will be prepared (dried and seived) and sent to a soil analytical laboratory for analysis and a  ...   Fairbanks Soil and Water.. Conservation District boundary.. It does not represent all.. farmland soils, only the best.. Urban or built-up areas of the.. soil units listed are not considered important farmland.. The Fairbanks SWCD provides the free service of testing soil quality.. Soil quality or soil health is the capacity of a specific kind of soil to function (i.. e.. sustainable productivity, storing cycling nutrients, buffering or filtering pollutants, etc ) The Soil Quality Test Kit helps to evaluate physical, chemical, and biological properties.. Physical Properties.. Chemical.. Biological.. Bulk Density.. pH.. Soil Respiration.. Water Content.. Infiltration Rate.. Electrical Conductivity (EC).. Aggregate Stability.. Earthworms (generally not found in Interior Alaska).. Slaking.. Soil Nitrate Levels.. Morphological Estimations.. These soil properties will give you a general trend or direction of soil quality, which can be used:.. ·.. to make side-by-side comparisons of different management systems.. to determine relative effects on soil quality;.. Take measurements on the same field over time to monitor trends as.. affected by soil use and management;.. Compare problem areas in a field to non-problem areas;.. Compare agricultural soil quality properties with that of a natural.. ecosystem.. Soil Quality Test Kit Guide.. To make an appointment to use the Soil Quality Test Kit or if you have any questions email.. jlguritz@gmail..

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  • Title: Fairbanks Soil & Water Conservation District
    Descriptive info: FSWCD Outreach Education Coordinator Joni Scharfenberg (far right) does a Project WET activity with high school students.. Fairbanks SWCD.. Education Programs.. Educating about conservation issues is an important facet of the work of the Fairbanks Soil Water Conservation District.. Staff work with students of all ages and the general public to raise awareness of local, regional and global environmental issues.. If you would like more information, please contact us! We'll be glad to talk with you about how we can help!.. Programs for students supported by FSWCD include:.. Project WET.. Alaska Envirothon.. website design by:.. Arctic Design Group..

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  • Title: Fairbanks Soil & Water Conservation District
    Descriptive info: Fairbanks SWCD Cooperators.. Cooperators are private landowners within the District boundaries who sign a conservation agreement with the District and agree to manage their natural resources utilizing wise conservation practices.. A.. Conservation Agreement.. is a non-binding agreement between the District and a cooperator (private landowner) where;.. The FSWCD agrees to: Assist the cooperator in carrying out a conservation plan by providing:..  ...   and follow a feasible conservation plan for his/her land:.. Manage his/her land in keeping with its needs and capabilities.. Utilize information, technical assistance and equipment provided by the district.. for the purpose and manner for which it was intended.. Follow the agreed to conservation plan to the best of his/her ability.. Lean more about the FSWCD, our projects, and our goals..

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  • Title: Fairbanks Soil & Water Conservation District
    Descriptive info: Calendar Events.. Arctic Design Group..

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  • Title: Fairbanks Soil & Water Conservation District
    Descriptive info: Fairbanks Soil Water Conservation District.. District Board.. Supervisor, Chair.. Randy Scharfenberg.. jonisc@gci.. net.. Supervisor, Vice chair.. Jerome Norum.. jwnorum@.. yahoo.. Secretary/.. Treasurer.. Dan Rees.. moosecrkfarm@hotmail.. Supervisor.. Todd Boyce.. Karl Benson.. District Staff.. Ph.. 907-479-1213.. Fax 907-.. 374-4922.. District Coordinator.. Joni Scharfenberg.. jonisc@gmail.. Ext.. 103.. Cell: 978-1727.. Natural Resources Technical Specialist.. Jessica Guritz.. 107.. Education Specialist.. Tami Seekins.. education@gci.. 105.. Cell: 978-8361.. Invasive Plant Specialist.. Darcy Etcheverry.. FCWMA.. tech@gmail.. 104.. Cell: 750-7926.. District Administrator/Bookkeeper.. Marji Plessinger.. 479-1213 Ext.. 101.. Resource Conservation Tech.. Brent Mitchel.. alaska.. conservation.. projects@gmail.. Cell:.. 750-8632.. Education Assistant.. Melissa Sikes.. melsikes5@gmail.. Natural Resources Intern.. Rayna Nelson..

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  • Title: Fairbanks Soil & Water Conservation District
    Descriptive info: Under Construction..

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  • Title: Fairbanks Soil & Water Conservation District
    Descriptive info: Spring 2012.. Archive Newsletters.. Fall 2011.. Summer 2011.. Spring 2010.. January 2009.. Summer 2008.. January 2008.. Summer 2006.. Spring 2006.. Fall 2005.. Winter 2005..

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  • Title: Fairbanks Soil & Water Conservation District
    Descriptive info: Fairbanks Soil Water Conservation District offers several year-round and seasonal forestry programs.. Fairbanks Soil Water.. Conservation District.. fswcd@gci.. AK Grown Forest Product Vendors.. In Interior Alaska.. Click on the picture on the left to download the brochure.. For more information or to add your business, please contact Jessica at 479-1213 ext.. 107 or.. Woodlot Walks.. FSWCD staff are available to make brief site visits to assist landowners with forest management and forest health concerns.. Questions and concerns can be on topics such as:.. Improving home fire safety from wildfires.. Assessing tree and forest health.. Selecting species  ...   using Project Learning Tree curricula and also participate in Outdoors Days, Arbor Day and other educational events.. To speak with staff about forestry education, call 479-1213 x105 for the education specialists, or x107 for the forestry technician.. Forest Management Plans.. FSWCD develops forest management plans for cooperators on property approximately 7 acres or larger.. Forest management plans can include a forest inventory, harvesting prescription, assessment of wildlife habitat, firebreak or fuels treatments, soils description, and other information specifically requested.. Please contact the staff if you are interested in having a forest management plan developed for your property..

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  • Title: Fairbanks Soil & Water Conservation District
    Descriptive info: Chena Slough Restoration Project.. Did you know there is an.. Invasive Plant.. invading.. Chena Slough?.. here.. to learn more!.. The efforts to improve Chena Slough are cooperative projects of several organizations and agencies, including Fairbanks SWCD, US Fish and Wildlife Service, US Geological Survery, State of Alaska, City of North Pole, US Environmental Protection Agency, neighborhood groups and other local clubs, organizations and individuals.. Monitoring of water quality is ongoing.. Fairbanks SWCD Chair Jerry Norum watches is on hand as a new bridge goes in.. Below, one of the new bridges in place..

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