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81st Annual Meeting of SWCD Directors - October 4-6, 2021

Overview

The Annual Meeting of Texas Soil and Water Conservation District Directors is a meeting that provides Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) Directors, SWCD employees, and other conservation partners the opportunity to examine issues relevant to the conservation of the State’s natural resources. Speakers from the local, state, and national levels will address attendees concerning a wide variety of agricultural and conservation topics.

2021 Annual Meeting

The 81st Annual Meeting of Texas Soil and Water Conservation District Directors will be held at the Kalahari Resort in Round Rock, Texas on October 4-6, 2021.

Tentative Schedule

Room Block Information

The room block for the 81st Annual Meeting of Texas Soil and Water Conservation District Directors is completely sold out for Sunday, Monday and Tuesday nights.

If you were unable to secure reservations for a certain night or any of the nights, please send an email to annualmeeting [at] tsswcb [dot] texas [dot] gov (subject: Hotel%20Wait%20List) () to be added to the wait list. In the email, please be sure to include the following information:

- Name
- Name of SWCD
- Room Nights Needed
- Phone Number

We feel confident that we will be able to work through the waitlist and provide rooms at the discounted rate of $145. Please note that the discounted rate of $145 does not cover Saturday, 10/2 and also does not include any suites/whirlpool rooms.

**When making a reservation, there will be a required 1-night deposit of $145 per room reserved. The cancellation policy is 7 days prior to the check in date or the credit card on file will be charged the full amount. In addition, per hotel policy, rooms cancelled will be charged a $25.00 processing fee regardless of when the reservation is cancelled. In an attempt to avoid the fee, please remember if you need to cancel a room, we would appreciate it if you would offer it to Molly before you cancel it. Contact: mchristensen [at] tsswcb [dot] texas [dot] gov () or 254-228-7781.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Molly Christensen, mchristensen [at] tsswcb [dot] texas [dot] gov or by phone at 254-228-7881.

Pre-Registration Information

Pre-Registration opens July 1st  and closes September 7th

Rates (includes 2 meals):
Pre-Registration: $195
Spouse Pre-Registration: $170

Pre-Registration Form

Link to pre-register online: https://feepay.txapps.texas.gov/tsswcb/annual-meeting/

**No refunds or cancellations after close of business September 13, 2021**

Tour Information

Auxiliary Activity, Tuesday 10/5
Tickets: $35

We will be hosting a Fall Floral Design Class, where under the direction of a floral design instructor, individuals can create their own floral arrangement to take home with them. The Auxiliary Activity will be capped at 40 participants on a first-come, first-serve basis once payment and pre-registration form is received. We will not be taking names prior to receiving payment or form.

Conservation Tour, Wednesday 10/6
Tickets: $30

Tour of Texas Disposal Systems (TDS) Exotic Wildlife Ranch and Recycling Center. The Exotic Wildlife Game Ranch is used primarily as a breeding and conservation operation. The operation is home to more than 2,000 animals from over 100 different species. Dozens of these breeds are considered endangered; some can only thrive in captivity. Many inhabitants from six of the seven continents—including species from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America—safely co-exist on the preserve. The Conservation Tour will be capped at 45 participants on a first-come, first-serve basis once payment and pre-registration form is received. We will not be taking names prior to receiving payment or form.

Contact

If you have any questions, please reach out to Molly Christensen at 254-228-7881 or by email at mchristensen [at] tsswcb [dot] texas [dot] gov.

Sponsorship Information

Sponsorship Packet

Please contact Molly Christensen with any questions regarding our sponsorship program by email at mchristensen [at] tsswcb [dot] texas [dot] gov or by phone at 254-228-7881.

"Protecting and Enhancing Natural Resources since 1939."

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