Soil & Water E-News

October 25, 2017

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Catch up on Happenings in Our Conservation Notes Newsletter. 

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Vote for Your Soil & Water Board of Supervisors.

Cast your absentee ballot or vote on November 8 during the Volunteer & Sponsor Reception. Two Supervisors will be elected to a 3-year term commencing on January 1, 2018.  Get to know the candidates: Frank Aransky, April Beggerow, Anthony Burger, Bill Goodman, Chris Monroe and John Wagy.  Learn more.
Let Us Honor You, Our Volunteers and Sponsors.

Enjoy complimentary appetizers, cash bar, and thank you gifts at our Volunteer & Sponsor Reception 5:30 - 6:30p, Wednesday, November 8.  RSVP required.  Register.
Celebrate Community Conservation with Us on November 8.

At our 73rd Annual Banquet and Awards Ceremony, we’ll enjoy a buffet dinner and recognize those who have gone above and beyond to help the land as Cooperator, Volunteer and Educator of the Year.  A banquet ticket is required and includes reception, dinner and awards ceremony.  Register.
River Round Up Was a Success!

On Saturday, September 9, 2017, 320 adults and 111 minors participated in the 23rd annual Licking County River Round Up event to clean up trash, metal, tires and recyclables from waterways throughout the county. Approximately 30 miles of waterways were successfully cleaned with volunteers collecting a total of over 20,000 pounds of trash, recyclables, scrap metal and tires.  Read more.
Become a Conservation Credit Partner.

Looking for ways your business can advance corporate sustainability goals and support on-the-ground conservation efforts in our community?  Check out our innovative Credits4Conservation program.
Collect Milkweed Pods Now.

We’re accepting common milkweed seed pods through November 1.  Collecting and planting milkweed seeds creates much-needed habitat for monarch butterflies.  Learn how and when to collect seed pods here.  Read more.
Learn During Our Cover Crop Field Day. 

Discover and discuss cover crop varieties, application methods, and cost-share programs on the afternoon of November 16.  Click here or contact Chodd for more information,, 740-670-5330.
Volunteer with Us Indoors and in the Great Outdoors! 
  • Help us indoors, by packaging milkweed seeds.  Schedule an hour or more at a time convenient for you.  We’re flexible!  Call the office, 740-670-5330. 
  • Outdoors, let’s get our native plant gardens ready for winter.  Helpers can collect and keep native plant seeds for personal use.  We’re hosting volunteer days at the Hartford Fairgrounds on Thursday, October 26, 10a – 2p and in Newark on Friday, October 27, 10a – 2p.  For more details and to RSVP visit our FACEBOOK PAGE or contact Kennedy,, 740-670-5330.
Learn about VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES, or contact Denise at 740-670-5330,

Our generous 2017 Sponsors help us grow our educational programs!  Join us for a Volunteer & Sponsor Reception on Wednesday, November 8th.  What to become a sponsor? Click here to donate.
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