Thursday, July 18, 2019
The Dirt on Conservation

The Dirt on Conservation

Flooded farm field

Healthy soils with proper structure and a balance of mineral and organic matter withstand drought and provide moisture to plants during the dry season.
river

We are all non-point source polluters and need to learn how to eliminate or reduce the pollution we are adding to our public waters.

Take the time to teach the children in your life about conservation — being mindful of what we do with and to our natural resources — when they are young.
Rapid erosion

If your land area drains to the Muskingum River (which is most of eastern Ohio), you may be interested in the Critical Area Seeding program.
grazing cattle

For livestock producers and grazers in Noble, Guernsey, Monroe and Belmont counties, there is a new grazing alliance coming your way.
bobber in pond

Spring is a good time to stock or restock your pond. Learn how to introduce new fish and assess current populations to optimize your fishing experience.
Lake Erie algae bloom

The Lake Erie algal blooms might feel like too big a problem for you to make a difference, but there's something that everyone can do.
Bull Country compost

Composting is the easiest way to do your part to help save your world. Try these basics to start composting on your own.
tree, moss

Aaron Dodds' grandfather taught him many lessons about wildlife, nature and their benefits. The giants taught him how to treat others and respect himself.
trees and river woodlands

Putting together a Forestry Stewardship Plan for your woodlands can be beneficial to help reach your goals.
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