Hancock SWCD has grant funds available for farmers & landowners in the Brights Ditch Watershed. The Great Lakes Commission-Great Lakes Restoration program provides the funds to help local farmers install BMPS to reduce sediment, phosphorus, and nitrogen loadings. The Brights Ditch watershed is located in Hancock and Wyandot counties. Wyandot SWCD and the Blanchard River Watershed Partnership are partners for this grant.
The Best Management Practices available are: Conservation Tillage, Cover Crops, Water Control Structure with no Main and Water Control Structure with Main. For more information contact Hancock SWCD at 419-422-6569 or Wyandot SWCD at 419-294-2312.