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Meetings Butler SWCD Board

Meeting Meetings are open to the public and are held at 1 pm on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at Butler SWCD.

Tree Sale

Order Form and Species Info

Order deadline is March 31

Order Pickup is April 16-17 at the Butler County Fairgrounds.

Thanks to our partnership with Warren SWCd, you can pay by cash, check, or credit card. All orders are placed through the Warren office.

Well Water Testing

Have a free nitrate test of your well water and ifnd out how to receive a free bacteria test at one of these two events

Oxford EarthFest, April 18, 10 am - 1:30 pm, Uptown Park

Earth Day in Hamilton, April 22, 11 am - 1 pm, outside the Government Services Center, corner of High St and MLK.

Farm Day

Join us down on the farm and meet the animals on Saturday, May 2 from 10 am - 3 pm at Double J Farm, 30 70 Wehr RD, Hamilton.

Find out more....

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 contact them at 513-887-3722. Find out more... (pdf)

Sale Items

  • Rain Barrels - We have switched to EarthMinded 65 gallon terracotta colored barrels. $65Description: Rain Barrel
  • Compost Bins (Earth Machine)$45
  • DIY Rain Barrel Kits (Contains everything except for a plastic barrel or strong garbage can) $25
  • Cover Crop Seed Mix $8
  • Cedar Bluebird boxes $20

Volunteer Opportunities

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.



Backyard Conservation Workshop

Harrison Public Library, March 31 at 6pm
Topics:  Rain gardens, rain barrels, native plants, composting, and recycling. Contact Whitewater Watershed Project for more info or view pdf


Pond Clinic

Topics: Pond construction, liability, aquatic weeds, fish stocking

April 8, 6-9 PM, at the Sharon Centre at Sharon Woods Park.

June 10, 6:30 pm, Izaak Walton League, 450 Beissinger Rd, Hamilton


Lawn and Garden Management:

Harrison Public Library, April 29, 6pm Topics:  Tree Planting & Care, Soil Testing, Fertilization, and Chemical Usage. Contact Whitewater Watershed Project to for more info


Rain Barrel Workshop

Saturday, May 30 Make your own rain barrel to take home during this hands-on workshop
Cost $35
Must Pre-Register by May 26. Registration Form