Soil and Water Conservation Society [SWCS]Club Overview:
The Soil and Water Conservation Society [SWCS]fosters the science and art of soil, water, and related natural resource management to achieve sustainability. We promote and practice an ethic recognizing the interdependence of people and the environment. SWCS is a scientific and educational organization of professional conservationists composed of over 8,000 members nationwide. Membership is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students.
SWC exists to foster the science and art of conservation and environmental management on working gland; to develop and foster leadership and create a spirit of fellowship among members; to foster the development of professional attitudes and to anchorage recognition of the need for continued professional and intellectual improvement; to acquaint present and potential members with opportunities in the soil and water conservation fields; and to promote the interests of students, other members of the university community, and members of the general community in soil and water conservation practices.
Club Motto/Theme: "To advance the science and art of good land and water use in Southern Illinois"Meetings:
Meetings times vary throughout the semester. Members are notified via e-mail, and meeting times are posted throughout the Agriculture Building.Events and Activities:
The Soil and Water Conservation Society takes part in several events throughout the year. Some of the events include:
- Soil and Water Conservation Society Annual Conference
This conference includes workshops, concurrent sessions, symposia, posters, plenary sessions, and technical tours designed to expose participants to recent developments in the science and art of natural resource conservation and environmental management on working land--the largely privately-owned land comprising working farms, ranches, forests, and rural and urban communities.Links:
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