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Butler Soil & Water

Conserving our Natural Resources

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ArBEER Day Sponsorship

Looking for a tax deductible donation opportunity?

Butler SWCD's annual ArBEER Day event is looking for sponsors. On Arbor Day, for the third year in a row, the District will be handing out free trees and ArBEER Day t-shirts at Hamilton's Urban Backyard. The goal is to promote conservation and support the community by planting trees and enjoying the local breweries on tap at the HUB. 

If you're interested in supporting this great cause please email Sarah Hill.

Kids Activities

2024 Garden Series: Ohio Species at Risk
  • April 23, Native Turtles & the Impact of Water Quality Contamination

  • August 20, Firefly Gardening & Seed Collection and Storage Methods

  • November 12, Alien Invaders: a look at the impact of invasive species

Registration requested. We can contact registrants if the workshop is canceled due to inclement weather and/or if the meeting location changes. ​ Register online

Time: All sessions run from 6 - 8 pm.

Location: They are held at the Butler SWCD, 1802 Princeton Road, Hamilton, Ohio.


BEST Volunteer Events 

​Be one of the BEST and join Butler SWCD at one of our volunteer events throughout the year. We hold river cleanups, invasive plant removals, hold BioBlitzes, package milkweed seeds, and more. We hold at least one event every month, and can provide letters certifying service hours. ​​​​

April 20: Cleanup of Ellis Lake Wetlands and the Miami to Miami Bike Trail

For details on this event, and a full list of this years other service projects, please visit our volunteer page. 

BEST Email List

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

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.

BEST of 2023: Volunteer recap
2023 Butler SWCD Year In Review Slideshow

2024 Board Meetings 

2024 Butler SWCD Board of Supervisors meetings will be held on the second Tuesday of each month at 3:30 pm. Unless otherwise noted below. 

The April Board Meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 16 at 3:30 pm.

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

Board Meetings via Zoom

2024 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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