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Soil and Water Conservation District

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


The 2024 Plant Native is live.

For best availability please order by March 8.

Order pickup will be in the Natural Resources Building at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 1301 Mentor Ave., Painesville, Oh 44077. Pick-up times are Friday, April 19 from 9 AM to 6 PM and Saturday, April 20 from 9 AM to Noon.

We will not be sending out printed species information and order forms unless requested. If you require a printed order form please contact the office.
Office Main – 440-350-2730
Email – [email protected]

Ohio Lake Erie Birding Trail Guidebook Now for Sale

The Lake Erie Birding Trial Guidebook is a 232-page compilation of 88 popular and less well-known birding spots all along Ohio’s Lake Erie coast, from Ashtabula to Toledo.

The book also lists commonly sighted species and noteworthy rarities, park amenities, and online resources for visitors, and includes maps and travel directions. 

It is available for purchase in our office for $16 ($14.92 item price, $1.08 sales tax).

Lake SWCD is a host site for the Americorps program

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Soil and Water Conservation District Resources

NameJob TitlePhoneEmail
Information, General 440-350-2730[email protected]
Donaldson, DanDistrict Administrator440-350-2030[email protected]
Edgar, ChadResource Protection Specialist440-350-2032[email protected]
Gertz-Young, NatalieEducation/Information Coordinator440-350-2033[email protected]
Niedzialek, JohnResource Protection Specialist440-350-5860[email protected]
Ormsby, CaitlinWatershed Coordinator440-350-2049[email protected]
Orndorff, MaurineConservation Projects Coordinator440-350-5863[email protected]
Location NameAddressCityZipcodeWebsitePhone
Soil and Water Conservation District105 Main St. Building B Suite 301Painesville, OH 44077440-350-2730