COLUMBUS - The Cherokee County Conservation District is taking applications for the Water Resources Cost-Share Program. The program provides financial assistance to landowners when constructing soil conservation practices such as Terraces, Waterways, and Diversions.

Funding for this program is limited so it is recommended that interested landowners contact the Cherokee County Conservation District as soon as possible. The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Division of Conservation, through appropriations from the Kansas Water Plan, has provided funding for this program.

For more information about this program or other services the district offers, please call Paul Bone at the Cherokee County Conservation District at (620) 429-3013 ext. 304 or come into the Conservation District’s office located at 300 East Country Road, Columbus, Kansas. Office hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Those needing information can also contact Paul Bone via email at