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

H2Ohio Expansion - Upcoming Meeting

Governor DeWine's H2Ohio program has expanded to include Erie County! One aspect of this program provides compensation to farmers that implement certain conservation practices including:

🌾Voluntary Nutrient Management Plan Developement - $10/acre 
🚜Small Grains - $35/acre
❄️Overwintering Cover Crops - $25/acre

To learn more about H2Ohio, attend the upcoming in-person meetings and check out the blog post for more information.

Click here to go to the blog!

Election Notice

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 3 ways an eligible voter can cast a ballot:

1.) At the SWCD office from August 16, 2021 until September 14, 2021 during normal business hours; or

2.) At the SWCD Annual Meeting, which will take place at The Culinary Vegetable Institute on September 14, 2021 from 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM; or

3.) Voting absentee from August 16, 2021 until September 14, 2021, by requesting the ballot application and election ballot from the SWCD office at the following address 2900 Columbus Ave., Room 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 3:00 PM, September 14, 2021.

Two Supervisors will be elected to a three‐year term commencing January 1, 2022 and ending December 31, 2024.

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2021 Supervisor Election

2021 Board of Supervisors Election ResultsWe are excited to announce the winners of our recent board of supervisors election. Kurt Heyman and Jim Neill will continue their service to the district from January 1st, 2022 through December 31st 2024.Bio’s Click Here!

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2021 Tillage Transect

2021 Tillage Transect ResultsEvery year our district gathers data from over 450 row-crop fields in Erie County. Staff records data about the current crop, previous crop, and tillage practices to track trends over time across the county.Check out the full fact sheet below to see

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Hunter Ed Course

Upcoming Hunter Education CourseElmer Fudd, that rabbit chasing character from cartoons of yesteryear, was often heard singing “hi ho the merry-o, a hunting we will go”, while in pursuit of his cunning quarry!  That tradition has been passed on for many generations here in Ohio

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