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Welcome to HSWCD

Thank you! - Hancock SWCD appreciates all who attended the 2018 Pond Clinic! We had over 40 in attendance on a beautiful evening at Riverbend Recreation Area! Thanks to the presenters; Eugene C. Braig, OSU Extension, Flag City Water, and Ericka Kramb - Legacy Farmers Cooperative.  Thanks also for the partnership with Ed Lentz, OSU Extension that always makes this event beneficial for all!


Spring Manure Application Guidelines

UPDATE - The Ohio Department of Agriculture Division of Soil and Water Conservation would like to remind producers and nutrient applicators of laws and restrictions on manure application. Click the following link to review the current information:

Brights Ditch Grant

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. 

2018 Spring Newsletter

The Hancock SWCD Spring Newsletter is now available. Click here to download your copy!

Our Mission

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