Would you pay $10 to prevent a ton of topsoil from being eroded into our waterways?

Would you pay $10 to prevent a ton of topsoil from being eroded into our waterways?

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.

Bad Guys of the Woods

Bad Guys of the Woods

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.

Collect Milkweeds for Monarchs

Collect Milkweeds for Monarchs

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.