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

2022 Board of Supervisors Election

The Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Commission will cause an election of Supervisors of the Erie Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) to be held in accordance with Chapter 940 of the Ohio Revised Code. Individuals who own or occupy land within the Erie Soil and Water Conservation District and are 18 years of age or older may vote for Supervisor.

There are three ways an eligible voter can cast a ballot:

1.) At the SWCD office, 2900 Columbus Ave., Rm 131 Sandusky, OH 44870, from 8/22/2022 until 9/19/2022 during normal business hours and 9/20/2022 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM; or

2.) At the SWCD Annual Meeting, which will take place at The Oak at Millsite Farm on 9/20/2022 with voting from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM ; or

3.) Voting absentee from 8/22/2022 until 9/20/2022, by requesting the ballot application and election ballot from the SWCD office at the following address 2900 Columbus Ave., Rm 131 Sandusky, OH 44870, by calling 419-626-5211, or email alorensen@eriecounty.oh.gov. Absentee ballots must be received by the SWCD office by 9/20/2022 at 3:00 PM.                                                                     

 Erie Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisors will be elected to a three‐year term commencing January 1, 2023 and ending December 31, 2025.

Nominees are:

  1. Frank Hill
  2. Philip Weilnau

Resources

New Trailer: Soil Health! 

The Soil Health trailer is a new addition to our educational programming. The trailer includes our rainfall simulator, slate tests, soil paints, soil types, and more! 

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Erie Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting our Annual Meeting & Banquet to celebrate 69 years of conservation! Please consider supporting these efforts in...

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Erie Soil and Water Conservation District

Join us at The Oak at Millsite Farm to celebrate 69 years of conservation! Enjoy an incredible meal and take in the majestic beauty of...

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The answer to Name that Wildlife! is the great blue heron!

Learn more about them here:
https://www.audubon.org/field-guide/bird/great-blue-heron#

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Importance of Native Plants

Garden centers provide a plethora of flowering and non-flowering plants that are attractive to the human eye and can be exciting to bring them home to improve one’s property. For some, gardening is not their talent and instead, prefer a manicured lawn. Without a doubt,…

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Black is the New Red

Black vultures are no longer a stranger to northern Ohio. Up to just recently, the only vultures observed in our immediate vicinity were the red-headed Turkey vultures.  Now however, their southern ‘cousins’ are starting to make a more frequent presence here in the north.  Since…

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Batty For Bats!

The Erie Soil and Water Conservation District has supported wildlife conservation as one of the targets for natural resource management. This year, the District is diving into the world of bats with a new pilot study that will focus on understanding the relationship between stream…

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