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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 now only allowed to let one person in the office at a time.  Thank you for your understanding as we all work through this current situation.

Current Events

Lime Spreader & No-Till Drill Rental

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The Scioto SWCD has a Stolzfus 5-ton capacity lime spreader and a Land Pride 606 no-till drill available for rental.  Go to the Agriculture page under the Services tab to find the rental agreements and rental rates.  If you would like to schedule rental call our office for more information.

2021 Trappers Workshop

We are once again planning to hold a Trappers Workshop on October 30 & 31, 2021. This no-cost event will be hosted by the Ohio State Trappers Association in cooperation with Shawnee State Park and the Ohio Division of Wildlife.

This workshop will consist of indoor instruction with much of the time spent in the field with hands-on instruction and participation.  For more information or to register call the Scioto SWCD at 740-259-9231 Ext. 4 or email info@sciotoswcd.org.

Timber Harvest Field Night

Are you a woodland landowner considering harvesting your timber?  If so join us at the Eulett Center in Adams County for an evening of discussion by knowledgeable forestry and natural resources professionals giving guidance on some of the key aspects to consider and plan before conducting a harvest.  The event is free and will be held on Thursday July 29 from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM.  See the flyer linked here for registration information.

Leave Wildlife in the Wild

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Items Of Interest

Ohio Division of Wildlife OLHAP Program

The Ohio Division of Wildlife has launched a new program with a goal to increase hunter access to private lands in Ohio.  It is called the Ohio Landowner/Hunter Access Partnership program.  This program offers landowners financial incentives to allow hunting on their property.  To learn more about the OLHAP program visit Ohio Landowner/Hunter Access Partnership Program | Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ohiodnr.gov)

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Turkey & Grouse Brood Survey

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Programs Of Interest

Public Notice:

The Scioto Soil and Water Conservation District’s Board of Supervisors will meet in 2021 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 2021 will be held on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. 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 2021 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 5                             February 2
March 2                                        April 6
May 4                                            June 1 

July 6                                        August 3
Annual Meeting August 24
September 7                           October 5
November 2                        December 7

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