Promoting Clean Water

What do our watersheds mean to our environment?
Where are the local watersheds?

Protecting Our Soil

Erie Conservation District offers rental equipment for
your home or business use. View our equipment.

Inspiring Sustainability

Erie Conservation District programs and services
to help educate the youth and get them involved
in sustainability at a young age.

Involving Our Community

Join the Erie Conservation District's efforts
by volunteering at a number of events.

What Can You Do?

Get Involved, Be Informed, Be Responsible.
Become a Custodian of your Environment.

Celebrating Conservation

Annual "Lake Erie Starts Here" Dinner & Meeting

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Announcement:

Erie SWCD will be holding a Special Board meeting on Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 8:00 PM to conduct the business of the regular board meeting for July 2020. We will be meeting in the Room 118 of the Erie County Services Complex, 2900 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky.

Due to safety reasons caused by the COVID-19 virus, In-person meeting will be limited to board members and limited administrative staff.  To comply with state and local requirements, all in-person attendees should check their temperatures and are strongly encouraged to wear a face covering to protect themselves and those around them.  All surfaces within the meeting room will be properly cleaned before and after the meeting.

To comply with open meeting laws and rules:

  • Those wishing to attend the meeting, virtually, can utilize a call-in option through UberConference.
  • Toll Free call-in number can be provided by contacting the District office at (419) 626-5211 during normal business hours
  • If you choose to join by phone, we ask that participants keep phone muted except when participating in the meeting. This will eliminate background noise and interruptions during the meeting.

Meeting attendance will be taken for proper documentation of minutes.

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Erie Soil and Water Conservation District
Erie Soil and Water Conservation District

GARDENERS! You can help pollinators too!

1) GROW MORE FLOWERS. 💐🌸🏵️🌹 The more native flowers you have that are different shapes, sizes, and colors, the more pollinators you can attract.

2) BLOOM THROUGH THE SEASON. Many pollinators are...

Erie Soil and Water Conservation District
Erie Soil and Water Conservation District

Pollinators and Farmers go hand in hand...or wing in hand? hand in wing? (whatever, we went for it)

Native #bees 🐝, #butterflies 🦋, #beetles, #ants 🐜, and #flies are ALL valuable

Erie Soil and Water Conservation District
Erie Soil and Water Conservation District

Check out this awsome video from Mullberry Creek Herb Farm about how to attract #butterflies to your garden! https://buff.ly/2zloqQd 🦋

#ErieConserves #NationalPollinatorWeek #PollinatorPeople #Flowers #Conservation #Pollination

Erie Soil and Water Conservation District
Mulberry Creek Herb Farm
Attracting Butterflies
Erie Soil and Water Conservation District
Erie Soil and Water Conservation District

Calling all paddlers! 🛶

We need your help colleting European frogbit at Old Woman Creek Reserve this Saturday from 9 to noon. You can sign up here: https://buff.ly/2YXgNbp. See you on Saturday!

#EuropeanFrogbit

Erie Soil and Water Conservation District
Erie Soil and Water Conservation District

It's National Pollinator Week! 🐝 There are about 200,000 species of insects that are CRITICAL to our ecosystem. We would not be able to survive without the help of insects such as #flies, #beetles, #wasps, #ants,

Erie Soil and Water Conservation District
Erie Soil and Water Conservation District

🛶 CALLING ALL PADDLERS!

📆 Join us on Saturday, June 27, from 9a to noon as we pull invasive European frog-bit from Old Woman Creek! Space is limited to comply with COVID-19 guidelines. Volunteers MUST register ➡️ https://buff.ly/3fyLZo2
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