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Lake County, Ohio - Soil & Water Conservation District
Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District
125 E. Erie St
Painesville, OH 44077


    Lake County SWCD will provide leadership and technical expertise to guide the protection and conservation of the unique soil and water resources of the county

    New Year, New Yard: Alternatives to the "perfect" green lawn


    Rain Barrel Pricing Changes
    Due to the extra staff hours, as of January 1st, 2015 rain barrels purchased in office will cost $65. The registration and materials cost for rain barrel workshops will remain $59. 
    Local Agricultural Easement Purchase Program
    Lake SWCD has been awarded funding from the Ohio Department of Agriculture for the 2015 round of the Local Agricultural Easement Purchase Program (LAEPP).  Applicants must own a minimum of 40 acres of agricultural land, be actively farming and be enrolled in the Current Agricultural Use Value (CAUV) program.  For more information, contact Maurine Orndorff at 440-350-5863. 
    Fall 2014 CrosSection Newsletter
    Fall 2014 CrosSection newsletter is available for your reading pleasure!

    Fourth quarter 2014 CrosSection final color.pdf 
    New Conservation Options for Ohio Farmers & Forest Landowners
    The USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) announces new options for agricultural and forest landowners to conserve energy, improve air quality, enhance organic operations and achieve other environmental benefits.  Read more...