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Farm

Grain operator?
Livestock producer?
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Meet Our New Ag Nutrient Technician

Seneca Conservation District has recently hired a new employee in partnership with Crawford, Erie, Sandusky and Wyandot SWCDs and Heidelberg University with grant funding made available through a USDA Conservation Innovation Grant. Abbi Hastings is the new Agriculture...

Help for Ohio’s Honeybee Population

Ohio farmers rely on bees to pollinate more than 70 crops, but 50 to 80 percent of the honeybees raised by Ohio’s registered beekeepers died last winter. Researchers suggest a number of reasons for this phenomenon, including the loss of flowering habitat bees needed...

Cover Crop Field Day

The Seneca Conservation District will be holding a Cover Crop Field Day on September 18 at Miller Conservation Farm.

Cover crop experts and seed salesmen will be on hand for the evening to provide information regarding the multiple species planted in the cover crop demonstration plot. Walking tours of the plot will also be available.

 

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Home

Landlord? Owner?
Neighbor?
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conservation information 
related to your house, yard
and daily living.

Come See Us July 21-26 at the Seneca County Fair

Below are pictures taken during the 2013 Seneca County Fair in the Natural Resources Area located in the old Merchants Building. Make sure you visit the area and check out what’s happening this year at the fair. As in the past, kids can try their hand at archery and...

How to Deal With Honey Bees on Your Property

What can be done if a honey bee swarm establishes itself in an undesirable place? Honey bees are beneficial pollinators and should be left alone and appreciated unless their nest is in conflict with human activity. If honey bees nest in the walls of a home, they can...

Benefits, Usage, and Maintenance of Rain Barrels

What is a Rain Barrel? Rain Barrels are small rainwater harvesting systems designed to collect water from rooftops for landscape and gardening purposes. Water collected in a rain barrel would normally pour off your roof directly or flow through the roof gutter...

 

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School

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Homeschool parent?
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teaching and learning. 

Great, Simple Ideas for Having Fun with Maps

I am a map geek! I love studying them, decorating with them and teaching with them!! Here is a great post about simple ideas on how to have fun with a map…use it at home with your kids or grand kids sometime this summer!! Click the link below to go to the post....

Area 1 Envirothon Results

Seneca County students from Hopewell-Loudon, New Riegel and Sentinel schools participated in the 2014 Area I Envirothon. This year’s event was held at Auglaize Village and Historical Farm Museum in Defiance. Students were tested on areas of soils, aquatics, wildlife,...

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  • Working with Wilt PR to get up and social today!
    3 weeks ago by ConserveSeneca Working with Wilt PR to get up and social today!
  • Looks like a GR8 teachers science workshop to me
#handson.  Thanks @OOGEEP  for all the energy lessons and info yesterday!
    1 week ago by ConserveSeneca Looks like a GR8 teachers science workshop to me #handson. Thanks @OOGEEP for all the energy lessons and info yesterday!
  • Making #sweetsoil at Seneca East Library this morning with 30 kiddos. LOVE summer reading!!
    2 weeks ago by ConserveSeneca Making #sweetsoil at Seneca East Library this morning with 30 kiddos. LOVE summer reading!!
  • A little brown bat came to visit the office today. http://wildlife.ohiodnr.gov/species-and-habitats/species-guide-index/mammals/little-brown-bat
    4 days ago by ConserveSeneca A little brown bat came to visit the office today. http://wildlife.ohiodnr.gov/species-and-habitats/species-guide-index/mammals/little-brown-bat