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Butler Soil & Water

Conserving our Natural Resources

Urgent Message

The health and safety of our staff and community members is a top priority for us. Due to recent developments in Ohio, with the Coronavirus, we are taking precautions to prevent the spread of this illness. However, we are still committed to assisting our county residents. As of Tuesday March 17th, the following changes will be implemented (until further notice):

Please check back for updates - changes could occur daily.

Pollinator Workshop Series

Videos and resources are available on our pollinator page

    

Congrats Elected Board Members!

Butler SWCD would like to congratulate David Brate and Jeremy Fruth for being re-elected to the Butler SWCD Board of Supervisors. The District would like to thank Drew Johnson for running as well. 

Volunteer Events 

  • Oct 21, 12 noon. Invasive plant removal a Butler SWCD. We will tackle the honeysuckle that is taking over the Linden trees just outside of the office. If you have loppers and gardening gloves, please bring them.  There is a little poison ivy, so please wear long sleeves and pants. Register by emailing Lynn at butlerswcd@butlercountyohio.org
  • Oct 24, 9 am - 12 noon. Clean Sweep of the Great Miami River. FInd a location near you and register online at www.cleansweepofthegreatmiamiriver.org

    

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

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 fre resource at 

https://sites.google.com/view/swcd

Pollinator Poster Contest Winners

Thank you to the children (and parents) who participated in this years poser contest. The theme was " Where would we BEE without pollinators." See our poster page to view the winners.

Strategic Planning 

Thank you to all those that participated!

Butler SWCD would like all those that attended our strategic planning meeting and to those who filled out our survey. 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. 

Board Meetings via Zoom

2020 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. 

October & November Board Meetings - Zoom Only 

The October and November board meetings of the Butler SWCD Board of Supervisors will held via Zoom only.  There will be no in-person meeting due to limited conference room access. 

 

November Date Change

The November board meeting will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 3:30, due to the original date falling on a holiday. 

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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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