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Information about the Clean Ohio Local Agricultural Easement Purchase Program (LAEPP) and LCSWCD involvement.

LCSWCD recommendations for fertilizing.

How to handle gully erosion correctly.

Welcome new LCSWCD team member Dr. David Grum.

Meet new LCSWCD Team Member Josh Troyer.

Bio and information about Candidates for the 2018 LCSWCD Board of Supervisors Election

Information about the LCSWCD Board of Supervisors election, including how to vote.

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) has approved Franklin Township (Franklin County) and Licking County Soil & Water Conservation District as new members.

Farmers, business owners and anyone else who would like to be proactive about conservation within the Muskingum Watershed have an opportunity to purchase “conservation credits”

Improve the health of your soil and the quality of lakes and streams in your neighborhood, by adding a simple agricultural practice to your urban and suburban autumn lawn care regimen.

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.

Monarch butterfly populations and the habitat they need are in decline across North America, Mexico and Canada. Ohio is a priority state for monarch migration and fourth-generation monarchs.

Kennedy Gardner recently graduated from The Ohio State University with a B.S. in Environment and Natural Resources.

The Muskingum Watershed Joint Board is dedicated to developing collaborative solutions to complex conservation problems.

Mosquitoes can be a summertime pest which no one enjoys.

The Licking County River Round Up is getting bigger this year, with the addition of new sections to clean, including in Utica.

The Licking County Health Department, in partnership with Licking County Soil and Water Conservation District and other local agencies, present the 23rd annual Licking County River Round Up event on Saturday, September 9.

Licking Soil & Water and the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) are offering a cost share program for landowners to seed cover crops.

The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) today announced approval for local sponsors to purchase agricultural easements on 58 family farms representing 8,737 acres in 28 counties.

Bring the entire office to AFTER HOURS at Licking Soil & Water, 5 - 7p, Thursday, June 22 at the Ag. Services Center, 771 E. Main St., Newark, Ohio 43055.

The Granville Blue Envirothon team is headed to the State Envirothon Competition, June 11-13, at Ohio Christian University.

Licking Soil & Water and the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) are offering a cost share program for landowners to seed cover crops.

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%?

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%?

2017 Agronomy Workshop & Expo Set

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.

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.

As the white snow swirls around the Licking County Courthouse this winter, the city is thinking green.

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),

“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,”

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.

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.

Newark, Ohio, October 28, 2016 -- Celebrate conservation partnerships and successes at Licking County Soil & Water Conservation District’s 72nd Annual Banquet.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Farm pesticides that have outlived their usefulness can be dangerous. The Ohio Department of Agriculture will be accepting outdated pesticides from farmers this month.

Join Licking Soil & Water and Partners for great outdoor programs in the Natural Resources Area at the Hartford Fair, August 7-13.

Licking County Soil & Water Conservation District is offering a cover crop aerial planting opportunity.

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.

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Licking Soil & Water invite residents and landowners to discuss Licking County's natural resources priorities.

Licking County Soil & Water Conservation District and the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) are offering a cover crop cost-share program.

Licking County Soil & Water Conservation District will hold a free Pond Clinic, 6p - 8p, Monday, May 9, 2016, at the Hartford Fairgrounds Natural Resources Area, 14028 Fairgrounds Road, Croton Ohio.

Margeaux LeVere, a CTEC Visual Communications Program student is First Place winner of the 2016 Licking County River Round Up Poster Contest.

The Granville High School Chickadees Team placed first and Granville Blue Aces Team placed fourth in the Area 3 Envirothon competition held Wednesday, April 27 at Dillon State Park in Muskingum County.

The Granville High School Chickadees Team placed first and Granville Blue Aces Team placed second in the Tri-County Envirothon competition