To Brighten Your Day!

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 followed

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Area Envirothons Are Being Planned!

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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 2017

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2016 Farm Science Review Was A Success

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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 and

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Make plans to attend the Farm Science Review September 20-22

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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 with

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Summer Supervisor School 2016 Review!

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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 for

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State Envirothon Competition Winners Announced

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A five-member team of students from LaBrae High School in Leavittsburg, Ohio outscored 19 other teams at this year’s state Envirothon Competition held at Bowling Green State Univsersity to take home first place. Congratulations LaBrae! The Chardon High School team from Geauga County took second place, and the Sylvania Southview High School team from Lucas County placed third.  Over 300

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Summer Supervisor School – Dublin, Ohio July 17-19

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You won’t want to miss Summer Supervisor School “Conservation O’Plenty – A Pot of Gold.”  This year’s event will be held in Dublin, Ohio July 17-19 at the Marriott Northwest Columbus Hotel.  This location has numerous eateries and Tuttle Mall within walking distance.  Area 5 SWCD’s, serving as this year’s hosts, have come up with fantastic workshops, speakers and tours.  Get

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Sharing Conservation with Congressional Leaders

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NACD’s Spring Fly-In was a huge success with well over 150 conservation district leaders advocating for NACD’s / conservation priorities on Capitol Hill.  Participants were briefed on legislative priorities by NACD leaders and staff, and also heard the latest developments from key Congressional staff before meeting with each state’s Congressional members and staff. The OFSWCD did attend the fly-in and

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