Soil and Water Conservation District
of Lake County

100 N Atkinson Rd, Suite 102A, Grayslake, IL 60030
Ph: 847-223-1056  Fax: 847-223-1127  Email:

About Us
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Fish Sale
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Latest News:

purchase a rain barrel or tumbling composter

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The Water Blog


The Soil Testing Program has been suspended. We have available at the office the Soil Doctor kits which are free of charge. You can take your own sample and send it in to the lab for testing. The cost and directions are included in the kit. You can also refer the University of Illinois Extension list of soil testing laboratories.


Methods of Payment: If you will be purchasing a rain barrel at the office, only cash or check payments are accepted. The District is unable to process credit or debit cards at the office.


 The Soil and Water Conservation District Board meeting is held every second Thursday of the month at 3 pm at the District office. All meetings are open to the public. Please call prior to attending in the event of a date or time change.

Click here to read board minutes from previous meetings


District Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM; Closed Saturday and Sundays

Due to our limited staff, please call ahead.


Click here for maps and directions to the office 


For information regarding Tree Sales, please refer to the McHenry County SWCD website.

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