Welcome to Hancock SWCD



Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the Hancock SWCD is open by appointment only. Beginning Friday July 24, 2020 all visitors to the Soil & Water Office will be required to wear a mask or facial covering per Gov. Mike DeWine’s order announced Wednesday July 22, 2020. You can reach us by phone at 419-422-6569 or email at swcd@hancockswcd.com to set up an appointment. Follow us on Facebook for up-to-date news about the District.

2021 Tree Sale

The Hancock Soil and Water Conservation District is once again holding our annual tree sale.  The order deadline is March 19,2021. Order forms are available at the link below.

2021 Tree Sale Order Form

2021 Tree Info

Area 1 Envirothon Registration

the Envirothon is a competition that provides students an opportunity to head outdoors and learn about natural resources. The program encourages cooperative decision making, team building, and problem solving, while teaching students about the diversity and management of natural resources, environmental careers, and environmental challenges. Please use the link below to find more information about the Envirothon and how to register.

2021 Area 1 Envirothon Info

Please check out the H2Ohio page by clicking here to see more information about the H2Ohio Program.

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:


2020 Winter Newsletter

The Hancock SWCD Fall 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.