Laura Ellingson

Conservation Technician

Shannon Hurd

IDALS Conservation Assistant

The Howard Soil & Water Conservation District is made up of five locally elected Howard County residents who serve as volunteers providing local program guidance to solve natural resource concerns within the district.  The Commissioner meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month and are open to the public.  Check our facebook page for meeting dates/times.

Field Office Staff

Neil Shaffer

Silver Creek Watershed Project Coordinator

Shereen Ries

NRCS Conservation Engineering Technician

*4-County Resource Team

Hunter Slifka

Turkey River Watershed Project Coordinator

Kathy Moen

NRCS District Conservationist

Riley Wilson

Turkey River Watershed Project Technician

Kayla Sebastian

Howard Soil & Water Conservation District

Harlan Hickle


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(Only applies to cover crop acres that are NOT part of another cost share program (NRCS/IDALS)

Bart Wilson

Chas Malek

Jess Stevens

NRCS Soil Conservationist

Brian Hrdlicka