The Indiana District Employees Association (IDEA)’s mission is to enhance local conservation programs through a network which provides leadership, support, and education for its members and other district employees.

IDEA 2017 Membership Form – 2017 dues must be received by March 31, 2017

Visit the IDEA website for more information.

IDEA hosts a fall conference each year. The 2017 conference will be held October 11-13 at the Four Points by Sheraton in West Lafayette, Indiana. Registration and agenda information can be found here.  Link to registration here

2017 IDEA Poster Contest

2017 IDEA Poster Contest  is now CLOSED and no longer taking submissions. 
  • County winners in each category must be submitted to the IASWCD office to be judged on the state level.
  • State winner checks will be mailed to the District for distribution at your convenience.
  • State winning posters will be displayed at the Pathway to Water Quality exhibit at the Indiana State Fairgrounds
  • NACD is moving to digital submissions of posters, IDEA is not going digital for state submission yet.


to the five Indiana posters that were all awarded Honorable Mention at the NACD National Poster Contest in 2016:
                                               Lake County – 10-12 grade division

Lawrence County – K-1 division

Vermillion County – 2-3 division

St. Joseph County – 4-6 division

Bartholomew County – 7-9 division