Butler Soil & Water

Conserving our Natural Resources

Pollinator Workshop Series

At Butler SWCD/OSU Extension Offices
Sessions run from 7 - 9 pm
  • April 21 - host plants for caterpillars, getting to know the pollinators

  • July 21 - potted plants, hoop houses

               RSVP by emailing butlerswcd@butlercountyohio.org

Agricultural Fertilizer Training & Certification
3 Hour Certification Class

Thursday, January 23, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Fertilizer certification is required if you apply fertilizer (other than manure) to more than 50 acres of agricultural production grown primarily for sale. If you have the co-op or other custom application make your fertilizer applications, you do not need the certification. 

Location: OSU/FSA/SWCD Office, 1802 Princeton Rd., Hamilton 45011

Cost: $30 (class only) to OSU Extension

Note: an application & $30 fee to ODA is a separate process and required for the license. 

​RSVP by January 16 to: J.T. Benitez, OSU ANR Educator at benitez.6@osu.edu or 513-887-3722.

Agricultural Pesticide & Fertilizer Re-Certification 
Re-certification Training

For those that need re-certification, OSU Extension has the following training dates for 2020. Note, these dates are for re-certification only

​Butler County - February 11

Location: OSU/FSA/SWCD Office, 1802 Princeton Rd., Hamilton 45011

  • Fertilizer 12:30 pm 

  • Pesticide 1:30 pm 

Montgomery County - February 18

Location: Miami Valley CTC, 6800 Hoke Rd., Clayton, OH 45315

  • Fertilizer 12:30 pm 

  • Pesticide 1:30 pm

Warren County - March 24

Location: Warren Co. Fairgrounds, bldg A, 665 N. Broadway St., Lebanon, OH 45036

  • Fertilizer 12:30 pm 

  • Pesticide 1:30 pm

For questions, please contact OSU Extension at 513-887-3722.

Strategic Planning Meeting

Thank you to all those that participated!

Butler SWCD would like all those that attended our strategic planning meeting. 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
Upcoming
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. Conference room F.

February Board Meeting

Butler SWCD Board of Supervisors meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 19th at 2:00 pm.

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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.

Your opinions matter

Butler SWCD is currently updating their strategic plan. Your thoughts and opinions will help to make the District better, allowing us to best fit the needs of the community.

Please take a few minutes to take our short (8 question) survey.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ButlerSWCD

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Educator Workshop
Project WILD for Grades 1-5

Sat, Feb 29 9 am - 3:30 pm,

VOA Park, West Chester

Cost: $10. Attendees will receive two curriculum books and many other classroom resources.

Registration required by Feb 21: http://reservations.yourmetroparks.net/programs/2220/

Tree & Shrub Sale

Order deadline: March 11, 2020

Order Pickup: April 2-4, 2020 at the Butler County fairgrounds

Find out more and place orders online 

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