News & Updates
March 2022
March 25 • CSP Deadline
April 17 • Easter
April 22 • Earth Day
April 24 • Stewardship Week
2022 Conservation Stewardship Award winners recognized - ...

GEORGETOWN, Del., March 11, 2022 - The Sussex Conservation District (SCD) recognized the inaugural Conservation Stewardship Award winners on Thursday, March 3, at Plantation Lakes Golf and Country Club in Millsboro, Del. David Baird, district...

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Cover Crop Participants:
REMINDER: Cover crop program participants must self-certify in writing that cover crops are destroyed between March 15 and June 1, 2022.

Failure to self-certify by June 1, 2022, will result in non-payment.
Turfgrass fact sheet for homeowners.
Turfgrass Fact Sheet
DYK - Fall is the best time to seed your lawn but if spring seeding is unavoidable, seed between March 1 and April 15.
Swale Fact Sheet
Vegetated swales are preferred over curb and gutter systems because they provide many environmental benefits.
Stewardship Week
What is Stewardship Week?
NACD Stewardship Week is one of the largest national programs to promote natural resource conservation. Celebrated annually since 1955 between the last Sunday in April and the first Sunday in May, NACD Stewardship Week reminds us of our individual responsibilities to care for natural resources.

NACD’s 67th Stewardship Week will be held April 24 – May 1, 2022, with the theme “Healthy Soil: Healthy Life.”
CSP Deadline March 25

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Delaware is accepting applications from agricultural producers and forest landowners for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). Financial and technical assistance is available to help producers and landowners take conservation efforts to the next level while strengthening their operation.

While USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service accepts CSP applications year-round, Delaware producers and landowners should apply by March 25 to be considered for funding in fiscal year 2022.

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assistance to enhance,
maintain, protect, and
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water resources.
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