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Welcome to HSWCD

TEMPORARY MOVE! - We will be moving to the Agriculture Service Center Meeting Room this Friday, February 24, 2017 for two weeks. During that time the only phone line available to reach our office is: 419-889-7706. 

2017 Tree Packet Program

The 2017 Tree Packet Program order form is now available! We have several varieties including: Colorado Blue Spruce, Norway Spruce, Douglas Fir, Concolor Fir, White Pine, Arborvitae, Eastern Red Cedar, Wildlife Packet and Pollinator Packet. The order deadline is March 17, 2017. Click here to download an order form.

Brights Ditch Grant

The Hancock SWCD with support from the Blanchard River Watershed Partnership has received a grant from the Great Lakes Commission-Great Lakes Restoration program, to help local farmers install BMPs to reduce sediment, phosphorus, and nitrogen loadings in the Brights Ditch watershed.The Brights Ditch watershed is located in Hancock and Wyandot counties and the Wyandot SWCD is also a partner on the grant.                                                                     

The Best Management Practices available are:Precision Nutrient Management Plan (includes grid soil testing, Precised fertilizer application, conservation no-till and cover crops), Water Controlled Structure with no main needed and Water Controlled Structure with a main.   

For more information contact Hancock SWCD at 419-422-6569 or Wyandot SWCD at 419-294-2312. Click here for grant guidelines and a brochure.

Blanchard River Update


The Blanchard River Stream Enhancement Project for the removal of dead Ash Trees on the Blanchard River is now completed. The work was done by H&H Land Clearing. If you have any questions on the project you may contact Gary Tuttle at 419-422-6569 Ext. 104.



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