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Butler Soil & Water

Conserving our Natural Resources

Urgent Message

The health and safety of our staff and community members is a top priority for us. Due to recent developments in Ohio, with the Coronavirus, we are taking precautions to prevent the spread of this illness. However, we are still committed to assisting our county residents. As of Tuesday March 17th, the following changes will be implemented (until further notice):

Please check back for updates - changes could occur daily.

Annual Year in Review  

Each year we highlight our accomplishments with an annual report as well as an annual year in review slideshow, which captures our work between August 1, 2019 and August 31, 2020. Please enjoy!

Beals Run - Indian Creek Watershed Stakeholder Virtual Meeting 

December 7, 2020 at 6:00 via Zoom

Three Valley Conservation Trust in partnership with Environmental Solutions AQ is seeking public input in developing a strategic plan to address the water quality issues in the Beal Run - Indian Creek watershed. 


The purpose of the meeting is to:

  • Connect with stakeholders and local landowners

  • Understand local water quality issues

  • Identify critical areas of impairment

  • Discuss potential projects to address impairment

  • Plan next steps

If you live or work within this watershed and would like to participate in the meeting, please RSVP by November 29, 2020 to Agnes Marchlewska at

For more information about the project, click here. 

Congrats Elected Board Members!

Butler SWCD would like to congratulate David Brate and Jeremy Fruth for being re-elected to the Butler SWCD Board of Supervisors. The District would like to thank Drew Johnson for running as well. 

Volunteer Events 

  • Native Seed Packaging: January 7, 2021 from 5 pm - 7 pm at SWCD.        Help Butler SWCD package milkweed, sunflower, and wildflower seeds. These seed packs will be provided to residents to help increase native plants and also to help local wildlife. Register by emailing Lynn at


Education Resources Online

While our education programs are on hold, we are creating many online resources (videos, activities, blogs, etc)  for you and your children on topics such as creek critters, wiggling worms, water pollution, pollinator, and more. This ever growing list can be found at

New 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 fre resource at

Strategic Planning 

Thank you to all those that participated!

Butler SWCD would like all those that attended our strategic planning meeting and to those who filled out our survey. We value your input and suggestions. We hope to be able to implement some of the ideas that were offered in the near future. Please check back for updates on our progress. 


Calendar of Events
Holiday Closings

The Butler SWCD office will be closed for the holidays on the following dates:

  • Thursday, November 26, 2020

  • Friday, November 27, 2020

  • Friday, December 25, 2020

  • Friday, January 1, 2021

Board Meetings 

2020 Butler SWCD Board of Supervisors meetings will be held on the second Wednesday of each month at 3:30 pm. Unless otherwise noted.

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

Board Meetings via Zoom

2020 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. 

December Board Meeting 

The December board meetings of the Butler SWCD Board of Supervisors will be held on Wednesday, December 8 starting at 10 am, due to yearly staff reviews.

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Sale Items

We sell Rain barrels, compost bins, bird boxes and more. See our sale items page for more info. 

All items must be picked up from our office. You can pay by cash or check. If you need to pay be credit card, please be aware there is a small additional fee charged by paypal.

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