Follow Friday: National Association of Conservation Districts

The National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) is the nonprofit organization that represents America’s 3,000 conservation districts and the 17,000 men and women who serve on their governing boards. Conservation districts are local units of government established under state law to carry out natural resource management programs at the local level. Districts work with millions of cooperating landowners and operators

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Workshop Wednesday: Low Impact Development Performance and Policy Implications in Ohio

The Chagrin River Watershed Partners Inc., the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, the Erie Soil & Water Conservation District, the Old Woman Creek National Estuarine Research Reserve and North Carolina State University have been conducting a three-year study on the performance of bioretention and permeable pavement in northern Ohio. Results from this research are being utilized to update post-construction best

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Thowback Thursday: Summer Supervisor School 1951

Today’s Throwback Thursday is a group picture from Summer Supervisor School 1951 at Lake Hope. Summer Supervisor School has been a OFSWCD tradition for roughly 70 years. Supervisors, Staff, Conservation Partners, and family join together for a 2 days of training, general sessions, and tours. This year, Summer Supervisor School will be in Holmes County, Ohio. Check out more at

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CONSERVATION AGENCIES ADDRESS WATER QUALITY IN A BIG WAY!

With issues concerning water quality in the headlines everywhere you look these days, some might say we are setting ourselves up for the “perfect storm”. Adams Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) along with several local, state and federal partners is working hard to combat the “perfect storm” with their own “perfect CONSERVATION storm”. Here’s how… Water Quality Protection Program

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