Richland Soil and Water

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Events may change due to pandemic and other issues out of our control. Please check back frequently to make sure event is still taking place and details haven't changed. 

 

 

July 31 and August 1: Pollinator Festival, 10 am to 4 p.m., Gorman Nature Center, 2295 Lexington Ave., Mansfield. Join Richland Soil and Water Conservation District at Gorman Nature Center as we celebrate pollinators.  We’ll be giving away Kids Kits on butterflies and bees, pollinator posters and information about pollinators. Free and open to the public.

  

August 5: Black Fork Ditch Petition Public Hearing, 6:30 p.m., Longview Center, 1495 W. Longview Avenue, Mansfield. The purpose of the Ditch Petition is to help with cleaning efforts and maintain the Black Fork River.   

 

August 8 to 14: Richland County Fair, 750 N. Home Rd., Mansfield, Nature Park Stage, Monday through Friday, 3 and 4 p.m. enjoy environment, wildlife and conservation programs. Stop by the Nature Park exhibit space from 11 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. for interesting information, contests and giveaways on a variety of topics related to the environment, conservation, and wildlife. 

 

August 12: H2Ohio for Farmers, Richland County Fairgrounds, 750 N. Home Rd., Mansfield, 7:30 a.m. Meet us at the Nature Park during the Richland County Fair to learn more about H2Ohio. Coffee and donuts provided. Please enter the East Gate at Lantz Road. Admission to Fair not included.

 

August 17:  H2Ohio for Agriculture Providers, The Longview Center, 1495 W. Longview Avenue, Mansfield, 8:00 a.m. Meet with representatives from Richland, Huron and Crawford Soil and Water Conservation Districts to learn more about the H2Ohio Program. 

 

August 31: Rain Garden and Rain Barrel Workshop, The Cove Coffee Shop and Pizza Company, 325 Shelby-Ontario Rd, Ontario, OH 44906. Free and open to the public.

Learn more about rain barrels, rain gardens and the benefits of each. Information on how to purchase a rain barrel through Richland Soil and Water Conservation District will be available. Seating is limited to 30 people. Even though the workshop is free, please register by August 29 so we know how many people to plan for.    

  

September:  FFA Richland County Land Judging. Area high schools compete on their knowledge of soil and water subjects. This year will be hosted by Clear Fork High School at Malabar Farm State Park. Details pending. 

 

September 15 to 18: Bellville Street Fair, Bellville, Ohio. Stop and see Richland Soil and Water Conservation District in the Merchant Tent from 1 to 7 p.m. each day. Free and open to the public

 

September 22:  Farm Science Review. $20 per person, includes bus and FSR ticket.  Join Richland Soil and Water Conservation District on a chartered bus for a day at the Farm Science Review in London, Ohio. Seating limited to 40 people.

Click here for a registration form

 

October 1 to November 5: County-wide Milkweed Seed Pod Collection. Drop your Common Milkweed Seed Pods off at the Richland SWCD office, 1495 W. Longview Avenue, Suite 205B, Mansfield. 

 

November 4: Annual Celebration and Board Supervisor Election, 6 to 8 p.m., Longview Center, 1495 W. Longview Avenue, Mansfield. Register to attend by October 28. Join Richland Soil and Water Conservation District as we celebrate conservation in Richland County. Vote for two open Board Supervisor positions from October 4 to November 2. Cooperator of the Year and Volunteer of the Year award recipients announced, Richland Soil and Water Conservation District achievements and updates shared, Guest Speaker, Denise Elsworth, Program Director, Pollinator Education, Department of Entomology/Extension, The Ohio State University. Cost and details pending.

 

November and December: Kingwood Center Community Christmas Trees:  Check out the beautifully decorated trees from several partners and Richland Soil and Water Conservation District. Our tree will have fun with the theme of Nutrient Management by being decorated with Poop Emoji pencils and Hershey kisses. Who knew Nutrient Management could be so fun?!

 

 

 

 

August 31
6:00 PM 

The Cove Coffee Shop and Pizza Company
325 Shelby-Ontario Rd. 
Ontario