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Butler Soil & Water

Conserving our Natural Resources

Employment Opportunities

Internships & Part-time Positions

Butler SWCD is hiring two interns for the summer and a part-time position. Please check out our Employment page for more information. 

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

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ArBEER Day 2023

Friday, April 28 from 4-7 PM 

Hamilton's Urban Backyard

Join us for our second annual ArBEER Day event, where we will once again be celebrating Arbor Day by giving out free red bud saplings and free ArBEER Day t-shirts at Hamilton's Urban Backyard. So, come celebrate with us! 

Would your business like to sponsor this event? Click here for a sponsorship form.

Well Water Testing- free

Bottles must be picked up from Butler SWCD, 1802 Princeton Road, Hamilton before April 7. 

Testing will take place in Oxford on Saturday, April 8.

We can only test samples in the provided bottles.

Find out more on our well water page

BEST Volunteer Events 

Upcoming Volunteer Events​​​​​

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

  • March 28, 9 am - 12 noon. Cleanup along the hydraulic canal and bird sanctuary in Hamilton.

  • April 1, 9 am - 12 noon. Packing tree seedlings for Tree & Shrub Sale orders. Hamilton

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

BEST Email List

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

2023 Tree & Shrub Sale

Shop is now closed.

Thank you to all who placed orders! You will be emailed a week before pick-up as a reminder and to confirm pick-up location. If you have any questions call (513) 887-3720.

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.

Educator Workshop- Growing Up Wild

Monday, May 8 from 6 - 9 pm
At Butler SWCD,
1802 Princeton Road, Hamilton, OH 45011
Attendees will receive the award winning curriculum and many other resources.

OCCRRA Approved: ST#10128501
Cost : $10, no refunds 


  1. If you do not need credit from OCCRRA, you only need to register/pay here

  2. If you need OCCRRA credit you will have to pay here, then register on the OCCRRA site.
Deadline: May 1, 2023

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. 

Thursday, April 13 Board of Supervisors meeting will be held at 9:30 am due to job interviews taking place.

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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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

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