Butler SWCD Board Meeting
Meetings are open to the public and are held at 1 pm on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at the Butler SWCD office.
Free Well Water Testing
Nitrates, arsenic, and bacteria
Discounted Soil Testing
Thanks to a grant from ODNR, we can offer a discount on soil testing for the first 100 Butler County residents. Your cost will only be $7. We are partnering with OSU Extension, and they still have the test packs, so please cotnact them at 513-887-3722. Find out more... (pdf)
The district works with volunteers in many capacities, whether its helping us with items in the office, or doing river cleanups and water quality testing outdoors. Please visit our volunteer page for ideas, or email us.
Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Program
The SWCDs and the Ohio State Extension offices in Butler and Hamilton are working together for training to bring this great program to SW Ohio. We are looking at offering the series of classes in August 2014.
Earth Day in Hamilton
April 22, 11 am - 1 pm. Join Butler SWCD along with many other organizations. This event will feature music, free well water testing, food, and much more. Downtown Hamilton.
Earth Fest in Oxford
April 26, 11 am - 3 pm in Uptown Oxford. Enjoy music while learning about the many ways that you can help. This event will feature free well water testing.
DIY Rain Barrel Workshop
May 17, 9 -11am at the Butler SWCD. Learn about water conservation techniques for your yard and build your own rain barrel. $32 per barrel. Registration required.
Floating Treatment Wetlands Workshop
May 23, 4- 7 pm in Liberty Twp. Please call for details 513-887-3720
Grant Writing Workshop
Finding the Right Funder and Writing a Winning Proposal
Soils Workshop for 6th Grade Educators
June 12 at Scarlet Oaks, Sharonville. Registration Information and Form (pdf)
For more information about these workshops please contact Lynn White at 513-785-6666.
Dig Deeper: Mysteries in the Soil