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Butler Soil & Water

Conserving our Natural Resources

Butler SWCD is Hiring

Butler SWCD is looking to fill our Water Resource Specialist position. Please check our our employment page for more details and submission deadlines. 

Composting Workshop - Virtual
Wednesday, October 20
6 - 7:30 pm

Join us for a virtual composting workshop. Learn the ins and outs of composting with details on backyard composting and composting indoors with worms.  

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82059570678?pwd=b0lLWG10ZkNERElZaTk2c2tMd1pHZz09

Meeting ID: 820 5957 0678
Passcode: 935104

Handful of compost taken by jokevanderleij8 on pixabay
BEST Volunteer Events 

BEST Email List

Be one of the BEST and join Butler SWCD at one of our volunteer events throughout the year. If you would like more information about our upcoming events, please sign up please sign up and check the volunteer box

 

Upcoming Events​​

  • October anytime - Collect milkweed seed pods. (see pollinator & milkweed page)

  • November 6 - Dudley Woods, Liberty Twp. 

  • December 2 - Butler SWCD, Hamilton

More details on our volunteer page.

Recordings from Workshops/Forums

Virtual Pond Forum

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

Recording: The Recording of Dr. Braig's presentation can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3IQYIgFA8nA

Please check out our Youtube channel for more videos.

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 free resource at https://sites.google.com/view/swcd

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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

https://www.butlerswcd.org/onlineeducationresources

Calendar of Events

COVID 19

The health and safety of our staff and community members is a top priority for us. Due to the Coronavirus, we are taking precautions to prevent the spread of this illness. However, we are still committed to assisting our county residents. The following changes are being implemented (until further notice):

  • Our office is now open to walk-in visitors for SWCD assistance 

  • Appoints must be made if you need to meet with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

  • Visitors must wear a mask when in our office since we are co-located with our Federal partners

  • We are still available via email at butlerswcd@butlercountyohio.org & phone 513-887-3720

Please check back for updates - changes could occur daily.

Upcoming
Board Meetings 

2021 Butler SWCD Board of Supervisors meetings will be held on the second Wednesday 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

2021 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. 

Special Board Meeting

The  Butler SWCD Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, October 20 at 9:30 am. 

November Board Meeting

The November Butler SWCD Board of Supervisors meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 3:30 pm.

December Board Meeting

The December Butler SWCD Board of Supervisors meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 10 am. 

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Sale Items

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

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