The Ottawa SWCD conducts surveys, investigations, and research relating to management practices needed to conserve and develop soil, water, and related natural resources.
Events, Workshops & News
2021 Annual Banquet
Please join us on Wednesday, September 22nd, for our exciting Annual Banquet! Held at the Ottawa County Fairgrounds, tickets are $10 and you have the choice of BBQ Chicken or Beef Brisket dinner. Our entertainment for the evening will be the Bridge County Bluegrass Band. You'll be able to cast your ballot for our election of one supervisor between 5:30-6:30 p.m. and the banquet begins at 6:30 p.m. Contact our office at 419-898-1595 to reserve your tickets!!
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 every July 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.
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.
Check out our latest bi-annual newsletter to find out what our office has been doing over the last couple of months, programs that we are offering, upcoming events, ongoing sales, and more!! 2021 Summer/Fall Newsletter