Monday, August 19, 2019
The Dirt on Conservation

The Dirt on Conservation

Could you use some extra money? There are few of us that can say no to that question. Landowners often consider selling minerals, timber,...

Each weekday morning, I travel the 18 miles to my office at the Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District. Most often, I use this...

Water has been endlessly circulating since the earth was formed. Groundwater is a key part of this continuous cycle as water evaporates, forms clouds...

"Who's responsible?" This is the question many landowners will ask us at some point during their property ownership years. Who allowed this to happen? Why...

This year, before jumping back into your usual lawn and garden practices, the soil and water conservation districts of Ohio urge you to do something different: Before reaching for that spade or sprayer, dare to try on something green.

I have a bad habit of assuming that everyone knows all there is to know about erosion/sediment control-- that it fascinates and holds the...

By PETE CONKLEIt is with great pleasure that I get to introduce you to the Eastern Ohio Grazing Council.This group of local producers, assisted...

Agricultural and silvicultural activities, including, orchards, cultivated crops, pastures, range lands, and forested lands, are exempt from Storm Water Regulations. However, you are required to obtain a permit to build manure storage structures, erect/demolish buildings, or build ponds that are used for anything other than irrigation, and other related construction activities.

What is a Construction Storm Water Permit? I know the answer to this one because for the last five years it has been...

Yesterday, I had the good fortune to be working in our small woodland on an absolutely perfect spring day. If I would have sat...
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