Holmes SWCD Program Administrator Michelle Wood recaps the happenings & honorees for the our Holmes SWCD 70th Annual Meeting.
Forrest products are a valuable, renewable resource and a well-planned harvest can benefit not only the landowner, but the woodlot itself. There are several important issues that a property owner must carefully consider as he or she prepares to market timber, however. Holmes SWCD District Technician John Lorson recaps these considerations for landowners.
For just $10 individuals and business from across the Muskingum Watershed can invest in preventing 1 ton of sediment from eroding into their local waterways, and with that sediment they also ensure that 1 pound of phosphorus and 2 pounds of nitrogen stay on dry land and out of our waterways as well. Holmes SWCD Fiscal & Education Specialist Jane Houin shares more about the Credits 4 Conservation program.
Much has been written about the invasive species Ailanthus, but until you try to control a stand of it, you don’t fully appreciate its evil powers. As with most villains, Ailanthus seems to attract other nefarious characters who seem to want to protect it….namely multiflora rose, poison ivy and green briar. District Program Administor Michelle Wood shares some tips and tricks for foiling this villian's plans to take over your woods.
During this rainy winter, many home owners & farmers are having to think about stormwater flow and discharge. Holmes SWCD District Technician John Lorson walks you through the "Golden Rule" of Stormwater and what steps you need to take to ensure you are being a good neighbor and good steward of the water.
Holmes SWCD is participating with the Ohio Pollinator Habitat Initiative (OPHI) to increase monarch butterfly habitat by collecting milkweed seed pods from September 1-October 30. The collection station will be located at our office at 62 W. Clinton St, Millersburg. The collection receptacle will be at the back door of the building, allowing participants to drive through the parking lot to deposit them any time, regardless of whether the office is open or not.