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
SCD is hiring! Check out our District Technician position.
The District staff will not be in the office February 18-22 for the Learning Journey to Iowa.
SCD is doing a forb plug sale and would like to give you the opportunity to purchase milkweed plugs as well as other pollinator friendly plants!
Monarch populations are reaching the highest numbers since 2007!
Check out the SCD Board information for 2019!
It’s time for our 2019 Tree Sale!
Every year, Jim Coffman sets up a banding station at Miller Conservation Farm to band Northern saw-whet owls. So far this year, he has banded 16 Northern saw-whets and 2 Eastern screech owls. Check out his guest article below! Thank you, Jim! It's 20 minutes until the...
Our Farm Manager, Kendall, will show you the 2 simple things you needs to control grapevine in your woods.
Are you a student attending college in the fall of 2019? Check out these scholarships!