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NOTICE:

The district office is open for business, but the door will be kept locked.

If you do need to visit our office please knock or call 740-259-9231 ext. 4 and we will meet you at the door to talk with you.

At this time due to USDA federal guidance we are not allowed to let anyone in the office.

Thank you for your understanding as we all work through this current situation

2020 CSI Shawnee Camp Cancelled:

It is with deep regrets, that after much deliberation with all of our partners for the 2020 CSI Camp, we have decided to cancel the camp scheduled at Camp Oyo .

We are very hopefull that we will be able to have CSI Camp again in 2021.  Please check our website early next year for information on camp.

Thank you to the Scioto Foundation and everyone that has made this camp possible in the past.

Public Notice:

The Scioto Soil and Water Conservation District’s Board of Supervisors will meet in 2020 on the first Tuesday of every month at 8:00 a.m. at the Lucasville Service Center at 12167 State Route 104, Lucasville, Ohio. The first meeting of 2020 will be held on Tuesday, January 7, 2020. The Scioto Soil and Water Conservation District promises to be a customer-focused, results-oriented organization that provides leadership in conserving and improving natural resources. The district provides a partnership effort to help conserve, maintain, and improve natural resources. Anyone interested in conservation practices can find more on the district website www.sciotoswcd.org or call the district office at 740-259-9231 ext. 4. The District was formed in 1946 as a legally organized subdivision of the State of Ohio that is governed by a volunteer Board of Supervisors elected by Scioto County residents. The 2020 supervisors are: Thomas Turner, Wheelersburg, James L Pertuset, Portsmouth, William L (Bill) Lewis, Lucasville, David Otworth, Franklin Furnace, and Loretta McClure, Wheelersburg. Meetings are open to the public and the media. If you would like to receive notices about special meetings, meeting topics or time and date changes for regular meetings, please contact the district administrator:

Scioto SWCD

12167A State Route 104

Lucasville, OH 45648 740-259-921 ext. 4 debby.basham@oh.nacdnet.net

2020 Regular Meeting Dates

January 7                                        February 4
March 3                                           April 7
May 12                                             

June 2-Cancelled
July 7                                              August 4
Annual Meeting August 25  - CANCELLED
September 1                                  October 6
November 3                                   December 1

ELECTION NOTICE


The Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Commission will cause an election of Supervisors of the Scioto Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) to be held in accordance
with Chapter 940 of the Ohio Revised Code. Individuals who own or occupy land within the Scioto Soil and Water Conservation District and are 18 years of age or older may
vote for Supervisor.


There is 1 way an eligible voter can cast a ballot:
1). Voting absentee from July 12th until August 25th , by requesting the ballot application and election ballot from the SWCD office at the following address
12167A State Route 104,

Lucasville Ohio 45648,

or by calling 740-259-9231 ext. 4 or email
info@sciotoswcd.org.

 

Absentee ballots must be received by the SWCD office by August 25th at 4:00 p.m.


2 Supervisors will be elected to a three year term commencing January 1, 2021 and ending December 31, 2023.
Nominees are:


1. Justin T Howland
2. David L Otworth
3. Thomas J Turner

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

Working Lands for Northern Bobwhites

Are you a livestock producer interested in maximizing cattle productivity while helping wildlife such as the northern bobwhite quail and other grassland songbirds in need on your land?  If so you can contact your local USDA Service Center to learn about the Working Lands for Wildlife program and get started.

This program is designed to help livestock and wildlife prosper together using native warm season grasses and other wildlife habitat practices.

NRCS accepts applications for conservation programs on a continuous basis. For more information on managing native forages for cattle, visit www.nrcs.usda.gov/wildlife or call our office for more details.

View our latest Conservation Matters newsletter by selecting the link.  Send us an email to join the distribution list. 

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12167 State Route 104
Lucasville, Ohio 45648