Fred Hough, seen here with fellow Sussex County Soil Conservation District Supervisor, Barbara Rosko, received special recognition at the 2015 Annual Conservation Partnership Conference, October 27th for 45 years of service.
Over 3000 people viewed the Soil Tunnel at Rutger’s Day.
Soil Tunnel – with a grant from NRCS, the Soil Tunnel was developed in 2007, as an educational tool to bring greater understanding and appreciation of the complexity and importance of soil. The tunnel is available through the local Soil Districts. Each year it is requested approximately 30 times for county fairs, environmental events etc. Thousands of people have viewed it, including over three thousand at this year’s Rutger’s Day. More on Rutgers Day – Click Here!
Go to Ocean County Soil Conservation District for more information.
“Land, then, is not merely soil; it is a fountain of energy flowing through a circuit of soils, plants, and animals.” Aldo Leopold, A Sand County Almanac, 1949