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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. 

Butler SWCD Supervisor Elections Results 

Thank you to everyone that voted in our Supervisor Elections this year. We would like to congratulate Gary Gerber on his re-election to the board for another three- year term. We would also like to offer our thanks to Brian Smith for also running. 

Clean Sweep of the Great Miami River

Saturday, September 18, 9 am - 12 noon

15 locations from Franklin to the Ohio River

The Clean Sweep is a time to come together with your families, your neighbors, your community, and your friends to accomplish something vital and worthy on behalf of our Great Miami River.

Gloves, grabbers, bags, water, and t-shirts are provided.

See  for details and to sign up.

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


Clean Sweep of the Great Miami River

Saturday, September 18, 9 am - 12 noon

Various locations 

See   for details and to sign up.

Upcoming Events

  • September 18 - River Cleanup, various locations

  • Sept and Oct - any time milkweed seed pods are ripe

  • October 16 - Riverside Natural Area, Hamilton

  • 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

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

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

Calendar of Events


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):

Please check back for updates - changes could occur daily.

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.

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. 

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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.

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