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Butler Soil & Water

Conserving our Natural Resources

2023 Tree & Shrub Sale

Online ordering will begin Monday, January 30, 2023 @ 9:00 AM

The 2023 Tree & Shrub Sale will be here before we know it, head on over to the tree sale page for more information. A list of species that will be included in the sale as well as links that provide further information on each species is available. 

Garden Series
Climate, Water, Nature Oh My!

Wednesdays February 22, May 24, August 23, and November 15

7 - 9 pm at Butler SWCD/OSU Extension, 1802 Princeton Road, Hamilton

Topics for each date are shown on the registration page.

Register: Please indicate whether you plan to attend in-person or over zoom when you register for this free workshop series.

Septic System Workshop 

Saturday, March 25th from 9 AM - 12 PM 

Milford Township Community Center

5113 Huston Road, Collinsville, OH 45004

Come out to talk with septic professionals and learn the ins and outs of septic systems. To learn more about septic and the workshop, click here

BEST Volunteer Events 

Upcoming Volunteer Events​​​​​

Be one of the BEST and join Butler SWCD at one of our volunteer events throughout the year.

  • February 8, 6 - 8 pm. Create teacher lesson kits, and make a few other conservation items.

  • March 4, 9 - 12 am. Harvest willow stakes for restoration projects at Ellis Lake Wetland in West Chester. 

  • and more... For a full list of this years events, please visit our volunteer page

Please Register on our volunteer page.

BEST Email List

To receive the monthly volunteer email,  please sign up and check the volunteer box

Cincinnati Master Rain Gardener Program

Join us for 5 Fridays of classes, then build your own rain garden!

Fridays from March 3, 10, 17, 24, and April 7.

At Butler SWCD, Hamilton

Find out more and register at

Recordings from Workshops/Forums

Composting Ins and Outs 

First half covers outdoor composting. Indoor composting with worms starts at the 55 minute mark.


Virtual Pond Forum

Guest Speaker: Dr. Eugene Braig, Program Director, Aquatic Ecosystems, Ohio State University.

Rain Gardens

Recording from May 2020 virtual workshop

Backyard Wildlife

Please check out our Youtube channel for more videos.

Teacher Resources Online

Butler SWCD has partnered with surrounding counties to provide free online resources (videos, lesson plans, quizzes, etc) all aligned to Ohio Learning Standards. Register for this free resource at

Calendar of Events
2023 Board Meetings 

2023 Butler SWCD Board of Supervisors meetings will be held on the second Thursday of each month at 3:30 pm. Unless otherwise noted below. 

Meetings are held at Butler SWCD, 1802 Princeton Rd, Hamilton OH 45011. 

Board Meetings via Zoom

2023 Butler SWCD Board of Supervisors meetings will also be accessible via Zoom. If you would like to attend, please contact our office for the zoom meeting link and passcode. 

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