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August 4, 2015 is the Hancock SWCD Annual Meeting & Supervisor Election! The Brugeman Lodge in Riverbend Recreation Area is the location. The voting for one supervisor takes place from 5:00-6:15 p.m. and you do not need a ticket to vote! Tickets are $10 per adult. Hospitality is from 5-6:00 p.m. and the Dinner of BBQ Ribs, Baked Chicken and Pie for dessert will be served from 6:00-7:00 p.m. You will also enjoy "Comedy in Agriculture" by comedian Adam Garman! Call the office at 419-422-6569 for your tickets!

2015 Fish Sale - Order forms are available for the September 10, 2015 Fish Sale. Click here to download an order form. Orders and payment must be received by September 4, 2015.

NEW  Grant Opportunity! - The Eagle Creek/Lye Creek Watersheds Innovative Demonstration BMPs Grant is available to landowners and farmers. The Ohio EPA is providing $90,432 in funding to help reduce sediment,phosphorus and nitrogen loading and projects available are: Blind Inlet 90% up to $5,000 per project; Tile Control Structures, 90% up to $5,000 per project, Saturated Buffer, 90% up to $8,000 per acre, Storage Basin Pond for Irrigation, 90% up to $10,000 per project, Riparian Forest Buffer, 90% up to $4,800; Diversion/Level Spreader, 90% up to $2,400 per acre.


Lye Creek Watershed Grant - **UPDATE** - We have expended all funds in this grant due to the great conservation efforts of landowners and farmers! We do have a waiting list for those who would still like to participate if more funding becomes available. The grant was for landowners and farmers who own property or farm property in the Lye Creek watershed. Several practices were available that will help reduce sediment and phosphorus load and runoff volume to Lye Creek, the Blanchard River and ultimately the Western Basin of Lake Erie. Thank you for the great conservation efforts and sign-up!

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