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Lake County, Ohio - Soil & Water Conservation District

For Sale

    Items for Sale

     Soil Test Kits ($10)

        A soil test kit consists of a bag for the sample and a short form to submit to the lab.  The samples are then sent via mail to Penn State (at your cost - approximately $5, depending on the weight).  We can also provide a shipping box at no charge.  If you would like the soil test kit mailed to you, it will cost an additional $1 for postage.

    Rainwater and Land Development ($20)

        Ohio's standards for storm water management, land development, and urban stream protection.  This publication is a must for anyone who deals with stormwater management and erosion control.  Contact the district office to order.

    Common Groundwork ($15)

        A practical guide to protecting rural and urban land.  A valuable tool for anyone involved in land use decisions, this handbook is a compendium of land-use decision-making tools and the reference and contacts for putting these tools to work.  Copies available at the Lake SWCD.

    The Countryside Program Manual ($15)

         The new Countryside Program Resource Annual Manual is now available from Lake SWCD.   Published by the Western Reserve Resource Conservation & Development (RC&D) Council, the manual is an excellent resource for developers and communities interested in the conservation development concept.  Call the District today for your copy!

    Ohio Sediment Sticks ($16)

       These clear plastic tubes are used to measure turbidity while stream monitoring.  Each comes with an instructional sheet.  Postage will be added if you want them shipped - approximately $3-4 per stick, depending on location and quantity.  Please call for availability and current prices. End caps can be replaced for $.50/each.

    USGS topographic maps ($6 per quad)

       The eight 7.5 minute quads that contain portions of Lake County are kept in stock at the district office.  For other areas of the state, contact the Ohio Geological Survey.

    Tree Sale

      Each winter Lake SWCD takes orders for bare-root tree seedling packets.  Look for the order form in the Fall / Winter issue of CrosSection, the Winter issue of the Lake Metroparks magazine Parks Plus or our Tree Sale page after Thanksgiving. 

     Rain Barrels

      Please see the Rain Barrel page for more information about purchasing rain barrels or rain barrel parts.  

    Wishing Well Composter ($35)

    This 18 cubic foot lightweight, open bottom composter is great for composting food and lawn waste.

    Eastern Great Lakes Native Pollinator seed packet ($16 packet)
    Bring back the pollinators with a mix especially designed for Ohio, Indiana, Western Pennsylvania and Western New York. Mostly wildflowers, this mix is designed to give pollinators a place to stop all season long and are regionally adapted and open pollinated. We've partnered with The Xerces Society and this neonicotinoid and pesticide free mix has their seal of approval. Seed packet contains 1 PLS (Pure Live Seed) oz. of seed which is enough to cover 250 square feet.