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Butler Soil & Water
Conserving our Natural Resources
Butler SWCD is incredibly excited to take part in this program. The Ohio River Basin Corps (ORBCorps) has six open positions. Check out the open ORBCorps positions for 2023-2024. Click here for more information.
Come spend the day with Butler SWCD while we celebrate pollinators and all the benefits they bring to our world. Our lives depend on them! Tours of our 8 acre pollinator site, honey and native plant vendors, educational sessions, food trucks, and much more.
Interested in becoming a vendor? Download a vendor agreement form.
When: September 30th, 10AM-2PM
Location: 1810 Princeton Road, Hamilton, Ohio 45011
Questions? Contact Brady Smith
Ultimate Educator Expo
Tuesday, October 10
2:30 - 5:30 pm
At the Cincinnati Zoo
2023 EXPO FEATURES
Informative breakout sessions
Over 35 Environmental organizations in the exhibit hall.
Door Prizes at each breakout session
Special animal appearance
Who? This event is free to educators, including, but not limited to, formal classroom teachers, home-school educators, and non-formal educators such as naturalists.
Where? Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, 3400 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45220.
Registration required: https://cincinnatizoo.org/2023UltimateEducatorExpo
Milkweed Pod Collection
September 1 - November 12
Location: 1802 Princeton Rd, Hamilton 45011
Butler SWCD is the local drop-off site for milkweed seed pods used for the Ohio Pollinator Habitat Initiative. This is a nonprofit organization working to improve and create habitat in the state of Ohio.
There will be a green labeled garbage can in the hallway of our building. The building is open Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm.
Only collect milkweed pods from property you have permission to collect from
Collect seed pods when ripe (grey or brown)
Use a paper bag or net for seed pods
Write date & township/city where collected on bag
If you collect a variety of milkweed other than common, place in separate bag and label it
If you cannot make it during normal drop-off days email Lynn White at email@example.com to set up another time.
Early Childhood Educators Training
Growing Up Wild
Tuesday, November 28 from 6 - 9 pm
Earn credit though OCCRRA and receive many classroom resources during this hands-on workshop
If you require credit through OCCRRA, please sign up on their website. Search for training ST10136814
If you do not require credit, please email Lynn White to register.
Year In Review Slideshow
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.
Conservation Connection Newsletter
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Upcoming Volunteer Events
Be one of the BEST and join Butler SWCD at one of our volunteer events throughout the year.
Saturday, September 16, 9 am - 12 noon, Clean Sweep of the Great Miami
Anytime milkweed seed pods are ripe, we have a drop off container at out office
Storm drain labeling: Anytime.
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.
Garden Series: Climate, Water, Nature Oh My!
7 - 9 pm at Butler SWCD/OSU Extension, 1802 Princeton Road, Hamilton
Wednesday, November 15: Focus on Soil
For our final session, we will discuss the life in the soil and how to create healthy soil.
Register: Please indicate whether you plan to attend in-person or over zoom when you register for this free workshop series.
Past workshops are available to view at:
Butler SWCD YouTube Channel
Want to learn about Composting? Questions about pond management? Do you want to build a rain garden? Or are you interested in the wildlife that calls your backyard home? Butler SWCD's YouTube channel is a great resource for learning all about these topics, watching past workshops, and so much more!
Please check out our YouTube channel for many helpful and interesting videos.
Calendar of Events
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