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FISH SALE - You have until September 4, 2014 to order fish fingerlings for your pond! Click here to download an order form! The fish will be delivered September 22, 2014 by Fender's Fish Hatchery.

Blanchard River Stream Enhancement Project - Maintenance Update

This extensive cleaning of the Blanchard River in Hardin, Hancock and Putnam counties started November 15, 2013 and is scheduled for completion by April 15, 2015. The work crew is finished in Putnam County and is now working in Hancock County.

Beach Joint County Ditch Project Update

Construction is getting closer to completion on the Beach Ditch.  The contractor has completed all of the one-sided clearing and grubbing on the Flat Branch.  All of the excavation on the Flat Branch has been excavated with approximately 2/3’s of the spoil leveled.  Log Jam removal on the Flat Branch, Lower End and the Woodruff Branch are all completed.  The contractor has some more rock to install and seeding to complete once weather allows.

Lye Creek Watershed Grant - Landowners and farmers who own property or farm property in the Lye Creek watershed may participate in this grant. There are several practices available that will help you reduce sediment and phosphorus load and runoff volume to Lye Creek, the Blanchard River and ultimately the Western Basin of Lake Erie. Now is the perfect time to call the office and sign-up!

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To promote awareness and conservation of our natural resources through leadership, education, and services.

Our Vision

To be recognized as a leader in promoting responsible stewardship and conservation of our natural resources through partnerships to enhance the quality of life.

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2014 Annual Meeting

Hancock Soil & Water Conservation District
7868 County Road 140, Suite E
Findlay, Ohio 45840
Phone: 419-422-6569