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.


Supervisor Election Absentee Voting

You may absentee vote by contacting the Hancock SWCD at 419-422-6569 or in person at the Hancock SWCD office, 7868 C.R. 140, Suite E, Findlay, Ohio 45840.  Absentee voting will continue until 4:30 pm on August 4, 2020.  There are two open positions and two candidates; Evan Jackson and Jeff Reese.  See the links below for more information and bios of the candidates.

Evan Jackson

Jeff Reese

74th Annual Meeting & Supervisor Election

Come join us curbside for a meal from Harlans’s BBQ & Catering, LLC at the 74th Annual Meeting & Supervisor Election. Due to Covid-19 the Annual Meeting will be held in the Hancock Agricultural Center parking lot. Tickets are only $10 and are pre-sale only. Please call the office at 419-422-6569. Voting for the supervisor election is also available from 5:00p.m.- 7:00p.m. See link below for the Annual Meeting Flyer.

74th Annual Meeting Flyer

2020 Fish Sale

Hancock Soil & Water will be holding an annual fish sale this year. Click here to download an order form and descriptions of the fish offered. The order deadline is September 17, 2020 with pick-up on September 24, 2020 at 10 a.m. in the Hancock Agricultural Service Center parking lot. Please call us at 419-422-6569 if you have any questions.

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 Summer Newsletter

The Hancock SWCD Summer 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.