SWCD News

  1. Two Public Scoping Meetings for Hunter’s Run Watershed Rehabilitation Project Set for Dec. 2

    U.S. Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), the Fairfield SWCD and the Hunter’s Run Conservancy District are sponsoring two Public Scoping Meetings to discuss the proposed rehabilitation of the Hunter’s Run Conservancy District Structures 4 and 9 in Fairfield County. The meetings will be held virtually using Microsoft Teams. Click here for more info. Agenda Summary of Scoping

  2. New Board Supervisors Elected

    The results are in from our Board of Supervisors Election. Linda Claypool was re-elected to another 3 year-term and Doug Tenney was elected to his first three-year term starting January 1, 2022. Congratulations to both Linda and Doug!

  3. 2016 Healthy Soils Mini-Grant

    The FSWCD, through a 2016 Healthy Soils Mini-Grant, partnered with several schools, community gardens, Fairfield DD and OSU Extension Master Gardners to plant cover crops to demonstrate soil quality improvements that cover crops can provide. Thank you to ODNR for helping us educate the non-ag community about the benefits of cover crops.

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New Program Info

  1. NRCS Announces Conservation Funding Opportunities for 2022

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is announcing fiscal year 2022 assistance opportunities for agricultural producers and private landowners for key programs, such as the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP), Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) and Agricultural Management Assistance (AMA) program. Click here for more info.

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