| February 21, 2017
Thinking about planting trees this spring? Did you know that trees planted in the right spot can reduce heating and cooling costs by up to 20%?
| February 17, 2017
Share your feedback by taking our strategic planning SURVEY.
| January 25, 2017
Mark your calendars for the 2017 Agronomy Workshop & Expo on Thursday, February 23, 2017. This is the fourth annual event and features excellent speakers and vendor displays, along with Certified Crop Advisor and pesticide recertification credits.
| January 12, 2017
NEWARK -- As the white snow swirls around the Licking County Courthouse this winter, the city is thinking green.
| December 30, 2016
Enjoy our latest NEWSLETTER including a TREE SALE Sneak Peak on page 8.
| December 15, 2016
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting applications, through February 3, 2017, for enrollment in the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP),
| December 12, 2016
“For as many as 10,000 years, explorers have been following the current of the Licking River from the shallow flats of Newark to the massive rock gorges of the Licking Valley and beyond,”
| November 23, 2016
Happy Thanksgiving and thank you for taking care of our land and water resources.
| November 16, 2016
The Ohio Department of Agriculture today announced that nine land trusts, four counties, one township and 11 Soil and Water Conservation Districts will receive funding to help preserve farmland across the state.
| October 31, 2016
Newark Ohio, October 31, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced Friday, November 18, 2016, as the deadline to submit applications for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in Ohio.
| October 27, 2016
Newark, Ohio, October 28, 2016 -- Celebrate conservation partnerships and successes at Licking County Soil & Water Conservation District’s 72nd Annual Banquet.
| October 25, 2016
COMMUNITY CONSERVATION CELEBRATION: Join us at our 72nd Annual Banquet to celebrate conservation partnerships and successes,
| October 24, 2016
Newark, Ohio - October 24, 2016 -- Licking County Soil & Water Conservation District encourages residents and landowners to vote in its Board of Supervisors Election now through Wednesday, November 9, 2016.
| October 21, 2016
The deadline for reporting perennial forage (hay) in Ohio has been moved forward to November 15, 2016 for forage crops that will be harvested in crop year 2017. This date is a major change from the previous July 15th deadline.
| September 28, 2016
On Saturday, September 10, 2016, over 320 volunteers participated in the 22nd annual Licking County River Round Up event to clean up trash, metal, tires and recyclables from waterways throughout the county.
| September 26, 2016
STREAM TEAM: Our last training of the year will be 5:30p - 7:30p, Wednesday, September 28
| September 7, 2016
The annual River Round Up is an amazing community-based conservation effort. Hundreds of volunteers and event sponsors pull mountains of trash from Licking County waterways.
| August 31, 2016
NEWARK - Truck bed liners, couches, tires and decrepit shopping carts are things one might expect to find in a trash dump. Sadly, they also can be found on the banks and in the stream bed of the Licking River.
| August 26, 2016
STREAM TEAM: Learn how to monitor water quality on Wednesday, August 31, from 6 - 8p, at the Licking Park District’s Riverview Preserve
| August 23, 2016
FSA reminds producers who are interested in the 2017 Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP), of the need to apply for coverage by the following crop deadline dates.
| August 10, 2016
Farm pesticides that have outlived their usefulness can be dangerous. The Ohio Department of Agriculture will be accepting outdated pesticides from farmers this month.
| August 9, 2016
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack signed a proclamation declaring Aug. 7-13, 2016, as "National Farmers Market Week."
| August 5, 2016
NOTE: Monday, August 15 is the deadline to sign up for aerial application of cover crops.
| July 27, 2016
Join Licking Soil & Water and Partners for great outdoor programs in the Natural Resources Area at the Hartford Fair, August 7-13.
| July 21, 2016
CONSERVATION NOTES NEWSLETTER: Our latest newsletter is available on our website. HARTFORD FAIR NATURAL RESOURCES AREA: Join us daily for programs and competitions, August 7-13, or just stop by for a relaxing break from the busy main fairgrounds.
| June 24, 2016
Licking County Soil & Water Conservation District is offering a cover crop aerial planting opportunity.
| June 15, 2016
The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) today announced approval for local sponsors to purchase agricultural easements on 62 family farms representing 7,919 acres in 31 counties.
| June 10, 2016
Summer is a great time for outdoor learning. Join us as we head outside to learn about many of nature’s critters and their habitats.
| June 3, 2016
The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Licking Soil & Water invite residents and landowners to discuss Licking County's natural resources priorities.
| May 19, 2016
JOIN OUR TEAM: We are hiring a Conservation Crew Leader. Application materials are due Tuesday, May 31, 2016. COVER CROP COST SHARE: Cover crops enhance soil structure, prevent erosion and improve a field’s or garden’s environmental quality.