November 29, 2016 is #Giving Tuesday! The Ohio Federation of Soil and Water Conservation Districts is participating in #Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving and a celebration of generosity. Now more than ever, we need people to come together and get involved in the conservation effort as we strive to keep waters clean, soils healthy and productive, and aRead more
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Kris Swartz has been serving as the OFSWCD President for the past two years. He is a tremendous asset and continues to diligently lead, serve and represent the organization well.
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Support for Urban Agriculture Thanks to receiving an NACD grant, Justin Husher was hired as Cuyahoga SWCD’s first-ever Horticulture Specialist. His goal is to develop a tool to help urban
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Now is the time to register for the 2017 OFSWCD Annual Partnership Meeting being held February 26-28 at the Columbus Renaissance Hotel. Click on this link to open the agenda and registration.
The Ohio Federation of Soil and Water Conservation Districts Auxiliary Committee has a poster contest every year with the help of the Soil and Water Conservation Districts across the state. One young lady won second place in her age division and she recieved a check and letter from the auxiliary committee for her accomplishment. The best thank you note followedRead more
Plan to attend your area winter meeting. An invitation will be emailed to you soon. We look foward to seeing everyone!Read more
The 2017 Annual Meeting will be held February 26-28 at the Renassiance Hotel in Columbus. We are working on the details and anticipating a tremendous event! We are looking for sponsors and vendors as well. Contact us for details so you can be part of this event of soil and water professionals, supervisors and partners from around the state. LastRead more
Area Envirothons are being planned for 2017! We need staff and supervisors spreading the word to ensure all our high schools around the state have the opportunity to compete in this outstanding competition! Please visit the Envirothon page for when and where the area Envirothons are taking place and for a flyer to promote the upcoming competition. Let’s make 2017Read more
Thank you to all of those who supported and worked in various capacitites at the Farm Science Review this year. It was a tremendous success! We were thrilled with the cooperation from our partners and supporters. Thank you to the Scott’s Company, Liberty Tire, The Anderson’s, Farm Progress, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, Hancore, Ohio Department of Agriculture-Division of Soil andRead more
The Ohio Federation of Soil and Water Conservation Districts will be at the Larry Vance Conservation Park at the Farm Science Review, held in London Ohio Setember 20-22, along with our conservation partners, Ohio Department of Agriculture and USDA-NRCS. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to learn about conservation programs and practices. See demonstrations in action and talk withRead more
The Ohio Pollinator Habitat Initiative is collecting milkweed pods through the end of October. Milkweed pods will be collected across the state. See how you can take part in this important project! Click here for more information.Read more
Congratulations LaBrae High School Envirothon Team for coming in 8th place in the 2016 North America Envirothon. Over 50 teams participated in the competition held in Canada. Great job to a tremendous group of students! *picture from Trumball SWCD Facebook pageRead more
Thank you Area 5, ODA, NRCS and each individual who assisted in this year’s event through planning, sponsoring, being a presenter, a tour chaperone, and/or just being a participant at this event! Summer Supervisor School was a tremendous success and it took each and every one of you to make it such! A special thank you to our auxiliary forRead more