The function of the California-Nevada Chapter Soil and Water Conservation Society is to promote and foster the science and the art of soil, water, and related natural resource management in order to achieve sustainability. The Chapter members are dedicated, informed, and effective conservation leaders. Our multidisciplinary membership blends science and art to create and convey vital conservation information to others.
We are thrilled to once again be able to offer a scholarship for undergraduates in California and Nevada majoring in a field related to soil and water conservation. One deserving student will be awarded $1,000 to support their pursuit of a career in the field of conservation. Applications are due (postmarked) by February 29, 2020. … Continue reading 2020 Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted!
Congratulations to Lizbeth Cordova, a junior at Fresno State majoring in Plant Science with a focus on Plant Health. In addition to her academic pursuits, Lizbeth is involved in Fresno State’s Plant Science Club and founded their Irrigation Club. Lizbeth has many other accolades and personal triumphs that are too much to list here. For … Continue reading Chapter Selects 2019 Scholarship Award Winner!
We need you! Chapter elections are coming up and we need nominees to fill several roles on our Executive Council. These roles offer an opportunity for our members to participate in a free leadership development experience while also providing them the chance to flex their creative muscles in developing new content and new ways to engage … Continue reading 2019 Call for Chapter Leadership Nominations
Planning is coming along well for our Annual Conference. While we usually host these events in the late summer or early fall, we’ve moved up our dates this year in the hopes of engaging more students from the University of Nevada, Reno. We have several speakers and presenters lined up for both our Thursday Field … Continue reading Seeking sponsors for “Women in Conservation” Conference. Reno, NV. May 23-24, 2019.