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Volunteers needed for annual river cleanup effort

  |  August 29, 2012
A group of business and government officials floated down the Licking River on Monday morning, and not just for pleasure.

Hay Directory, Drought Resources Available for Ohio Producers

  |  August 20, 2012
Ohio Department of Agriculture offers web-based assistance to help farmers.

Wild Game Cook-Off is competition with a twist

  |  August 10, 2012
Cooking competitions are a mainstay of state and county fairs. The Hartford Independent Fair, although an independent fair, is no exception. On Wednesday in the Natural Resource Area, there was a twist.

State Unveils New Program to Preserve Farmland

  |  August 8, 2012
Ohio Department of Agriculture Director David T. Daniels today announced a new way to preserve Ohio farmland.

Soil and Water Conservation District hosting events at fair

  |  August 4, 2012
Calling all Frog Jumpers: The Licking County Soil and Water Conservation District invites fairgoers of all ages to visit and participate in the countless events at the Natural Resources Area during the Hartford Fair this week.

Commissioners approve soil, water levy

  |  August 3, 2012
The Licking County Commissioners approved a resolution Thursday to forward the proposed Licking County Soil and Water Conservation District tax levy to the board of elections.

Licking County soil-water district to attempt levy again

  |  August 1, 2012
The Licking County Soil and Water Conservation District decided to ask voters a second time to approve a levy to maintain its programs.

Join LCSWCD at Fourth of July Events

  |  June 27, 2012
Licking County Soil & Water Conservation District (LCSWCD) invites area residents to visit LCSWCD at the following events:

Canoe float conducted to educate community about boating safety, value of water

  |  June 15, 2012
Most people don't think about where their drinking water comes from, but Jim Kiracofe, administrator of the Licking County Soil and Water Conservation District, is trying to change that.

Volunteer for Stream Team

  |  May 29, 2012
The Licking County Soil and Water Conservation District (LCSWCD) is recruiting eager volunteers for their Stream Team Monitoring Program.

District Staff Receives Boater Safety Certification

  |  May 16, 2012
On May 17th, Licking County Soil & Water Conservation District Staff: Denise Brooks and Amber Naber and volunteers: Lindsey Grimm and Theresa Duick will participate in a three-day American Canoe Association (ACA), Introduction to Canoeing/Kayaking Instructor Certification Course.

Middle-schoolers compete in science competition

  |  May 15, 2012
One of the teams from Granville Middle School competing in the third annual Licking County Soil & Water Conservation District Middle School Envirothon Monday thought they learned the meaning of the word "eutrophication."

Natural Resource Dinner Successful

  |  May 8, 2012
On May 4, The Licking County Soil and Water Conservation District assisted the Hartford Fair Natural Resources Area Advisory Board with the tremendously successful Hartford Fair Natural Resources Area Fundraising Dinner.

Licking SWCD Participates in Biz Fest

  |  May 7, 2012
On May 3, Licking County Soil & Water Conservation District participated in the Licking County Chamber of Commerce 2012 annual Biz Fest

Granville White Team Wins Area 3 Envirothon

  |  May 1, 2012
The Granville High School White Team placed first in the Area 3 Envirothon competition held Wednesday, April 25 at the Norma Johnson Center in Tuscarawas County.

Licking SWCD Holds Successful Tree Sale

  |  April 25, 2012
Thousands of trees are finding new homes in Licking County after the annual seedling tree sale held by Licking County Soil & Water Conservation District (LCSWCD).

Deeds Farm Preserved in Licking County

  |  December 27, 2011
The William Edward Deeds Farm, 254 acres on Deeds Road in Union Township, was permanently protected in December ...

Gibson Farm Preserved in Licking County

  |  December 27, 2011
Frank and Flo Gibson closed on an agricultural easement purchase with the Ohio Department of Agriculture in December.

District to Offer Water Conservation Classes

  |  December 22, 2011
The District recently received a grant to conduct water conservation classes.

Boating Safety Grant Secured

  |  December 20, 2011
Licking SWCD has received a grant to provide boating safety education classes.

LCSWCD Receives Water Conservation Grant

  |  December 1, 2011
Newark, OH – Licking County Soil & Water Conservation District recently received a grant to conduct water conservation classes. The goal of the grant is to inc

Boating safety grants recently awarded

  |  November 16, 2011

Library levy likely to return; soil-water levy isn't

  |  November 13, 2011

Soil, water district levy falls far short in first attempt

  |  November 9, 2011

Letters of Support for LCSWCD

  |  November 4, 2011
Click here to view letters of support for Licking County Soil & Water Conservation District.

County soil, water district seeks tiny levy

  |  November 2, 2011
It might be the least expensive property tax levy Licking County voters ever have been asked to approve.

U.N. Population Report Emphasizes Importance Of Locally-Led Conservation

  |  October 31, 2011
The United Nations’ prediction that the world population will soar to seven billion people ...

Conservation district deserves support

  |  October 27, 2011
Sometimes there can be a risk in being quietly effective.

Conservation District honored at Green Gala

  |  October 25, 2011
Licking County Soil & Water Conservation District was recognized at the OEC's ...

Conservation District Hosts FFA Soil Judging Competitions

  |  October 19, 2011
Licking County FFA high school students participated in two soil judging competitions ...