Seneca Conservation District has been a staple in the community serving Seneca County since 1949. Our knowledge and expertise in natural resources allows us to provide you with the resources you need to address the conservation issues of your home, backyard, or residential community.
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- Tree planters an soil probes to rent
Conservation related equipment and supplies for purchase
- Tile Camera for rent to inspect drain tile, sewer outlets, or catch basins for condition/obstructions
- Historical aerial imagery of Seneca County with maps dating back to 1939
We Help with:
- Nutrient Management– proper lawn fertilization & mowing guidance
- Improving Soil Health– through gardening cover crops, composting, or vermiculture
- Responsible Water Quality and Quantity Issues– from surface and subsurface runoff
- Protecting Wildlife Habitat– with food, water, and shelter enhancements for all types of animals, including advice on food and pollinator plots
- Conservation Education– resources tailored to adult and youth audiences in all mediums
- Investigations of wildlife damage and nuisance complaints
- Drainage and floodplain neighbor issues
- On-site consulting to attract (or deter) wildlife
- Sustainable living assistance
- Guidance to local officials to protect or restore natural resources
- Technical and educational presentations to small and large groups
- Annual Tree Sale
- Seneca County Floodplain Management Program
- Seneca County Ditch Maintenance Program
- Three areas for public nature access throughout the year: Miller Conservation Farm, Kelbley Wildlife Area, and Red Fox Wildlife Area
Each year ODNR, with assistance from county soil and water conservation districts, conduct winter “bridge” surveys to identify the distribution of river otter populations in Ohio.
During Deer Gun Season, Seneca Conservation District and the Tiffin-Seneca County Izaak Walton League co-hosted the 21st Annual Mobility Impaired Deer Hunt!
With deer gun season passed, muzzleloader season is fast approaching! SCD will once again be holding a muzzleloader deer hunt January 4th-7th.
Be a part of the longest-running citizen scientific survey in the world! Participate in the Annual Christmas Bird Count December 14th through January 5th.
Timing is everything when it comes to banding Saw-Whet Owls. Our Wildlife Technician, Rick Hassinger, found this out first hand out at Miller Farm.
Whether you’re clearing land, trimming trees, or cutting firewood proper chainsaw use and maintenance is an important thing to keep in mind!
The first annual Max’s Miles 5k will take place on November 9th at Miller Farm!
We are now accepting applications for the annual Mobility Impaired Hunt!
We are at the advent of the milkweed pod collection season in our area and Seneca Conservation District will serve as a collection hub for the area!