The Ottawa SWCD conducts surveys, investigations, and research relating to management practices needed to conserve and develop soil, water, and related natural resources.

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​Now Hiring!


The District Technician (Special Projects) position is responsible for performing field and office technical duties. This Special Projects position will provide technical assistance to the H2Ohio program, other grant programs, legacy SWCD programs, and work that includes promotion, education, implementation, research, and monitoring of programs. View the Job Posting for full details. Download Application


​Women in Conservation


An opportunity for women to get out in the wild! Get ready to learn from local experts, get hands on experience and have dinner with a fun group of women. Registration required and space is limited. Visit our Education page for information. 


Day on the Wildside!


This exciting event is for youth in 5th-8th grade. Join us on July 22nd at Winous Point Hunt Club for fishing, shooting, archery, bird banding and more. Lunch provided, Cost $20 and includes a tshirt. Visit our Education page for more information.  

Cattle at Sunrise

Manure & Fertilizer Resources


Nutrient application rules, pertaining to both manure and fertilizer, are in effect for farmers in the Western Lake Erie Basin. ​Visit the ODA website to read the state law and check the 48-hour weather forecast before applying to ensure you are not in violation. If you have questions or if you believe there has been a violation of this law, please call the Ottawa SWCD office.