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Events
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December
   9 - Farmers Breakfast 7:30 a.m.
   11 - Board Meeting 8:00 p.m.
   25 - Christmas-Office Closed






Yearly Events

January - March
Tree Sales

The Coshocton SWCD holds tree sales from January through March each year. Items include conifer tree packet, flowering tree and shrub packet, hardwood tree packet, nut tree packet, shade tree packet, Pawpaw trees, Persimmon trees, and bulk orders of Blue Spruce, Douglas Fir, Norway Spruce, Scotch Pine or White Pine.  Packets of wildflower seeds are also available.  All stock is state and federally inspected.  Tree orders are not being taken at this time.


May - June
Big Tree Contest
Coshocton SWCD's Big Tree Contest is held annually.  If you think you have the largest tree in Coshocton County, stop by the Coshocton SWCD Office at 724 S. Seventh Street, Coshocton and enter the "Big Tree" Contest.  Entry forms area accepted from May 1 to mid-July.  An award is presented to the owners of the largest tree in the county, regardless of species.  A custom made plaque and recognition at the District's Annual Meeting will be awarded to the owners of the "Big Tree".  Entry Forms may be obtained through the SWCD office or on this website during contest months. 

                    
October
Coshocton County Fair

The 2014 Coshocton County Fair was held September 26-October 2.  Coshocton SWCD's Display was in the Commercial Arts Building right beside Smokey the Bear. For more information go to http://www.coshoctoncountyfair.org







  




Each year
the Coshocton SWCD's Fair Display contains a Mystery Photo.  If you can guess the location of the farm in the photograph your name will be entered into a drawing to win 2 complimentary tickets for the SWCD's Annual Meeting and Banquet.  2014's farm location was the Bill and Caroline Daugherty Farm located on County Road 12 in Millcreek Township.  Congratulations to Kim Lacy for winning the 2014 drawing!

SWCD Annual Meeting and Banquet

Coshocton SWCD's 72nd Annual Meeting and Banquet was Thursday, October 16, 2014.  Guest speakers were TMK Bakersville's Melvin Lahmers and Jake Hillyer, and Fresno Methodist Ladies served a baked ham dinner.  162 attendees helped us celebrate 72 years of conservation.

 

            
2014 Outstanding Conservation Farmer                               2014 Hay Show Winners            
Porteus Brothers Farm - Seth & Homer Porteus                   Supervisor Adrian Garber (L) with          
Seth (L) pictured with Supervisor Garry Derr                     Cameron Mizer and Jenna Wyler
       



                 
                 
2014 Big Tree Winner                                                 2014 CIB Big Tree        
  Kirk and Jeanette Scheurman with                                 Cheryl & Paul Wiley
daughters Kristina & Anna                                                                     


 






 
Coshocton County Fall Foliage Tour

The Fall Foliage Tour is held the third weekend in October each year.  This year's tour was October 18-19 and featured the south central portion of Coshocton County.  While on the tour, attendees often visit Roscoe Village's Apple Butter Festival.


Seasonal Events

Forestry Field Day and Workshops

Pasture Walks / Grazing Field Days

Pond Clinic

Teacher Workshop

See "Field Days & Workshops" Tab at Top of Page


Monthly Events
 

Coshocton SWCD Monthly Board Meetings

Board meetings are open to the public. Generally, meetings are held January, February, March and December at 10:00 a.m. the second Wednesday of the month at the Coshocton SWCD Office. April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November meetings are held at 8:00 p.m. at the Coshocton SWCD Office. Please phone the office if you are interested in attending, as sometimes the meetings get changed.


Holidays

 

2014 Holidays - Office Closed

January 1st - New Year's Day

January 20th - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

February 17th - President's Day

May 26th - Memorial Day

July 4th - Independence Day