Coshocton Soil and Water Conservation District


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What's Going On Now

   5th - Supervisor Petition Forms Due
   10th - Ag Awareness Day
   15th - Board Meeting 8:00 p.m. (re-scheduled)
   16-18 - Farm Science Review
September 26-October 2 - Coshocton County Fair

   8th - Board Meeting 8:00 p.m.
   16th - Annual Meeting and Banquet 7:00 p.m.
   18-19 - Fall Foliage Tour

   11 - Farmers Breakfast 7:30 a.m.
   12 - Board Meeting 8:00 p.m.
   27-28 - Thanksgiving Holiday-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. 

Coshocton County Fair

The 2013 Coshocton County Fair was held September 27-October 3.  Coshocton SWCD's Display was in the Commercial Arts Building right beside Smokey the Bear. For more information go to


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.  2013's farm location was the Bruce and Patsy Bickel Farm located in Adams Township.  Congratulations to Elizabeth Miller for winning the 2013 drawing!

SWCD Annual Meeting and Banquet

Coshocton SWCD's 71st Annual Meeting and Banquet was Thursday, October 17, 2013.  Guest speaker was Holmes County author Paul Stutzman, and Fresno Methodist Ladies served a baked steak dinner.  149 attendees helped us celebrate 71 years of conservation.


2013 Outstanding Conservation Farmer
Gaumer Springs Farm-Luke and Debbie Gaumer pictured with
David Lapp (L)

2013 Big Tree Winner
Delbert and Linda Sechler pictured
with Supervisor Knox Porteus (L)

2013 Hay Show Winners
Michaela Greten-Grass Hay
Ryan Greten-Alfalfa Hay
Supervisor Adrian Garber
  Jenna Wyler-Mixed Hay
Cameron Mizer-Light Mixed Hay

Coshocton County Fall Foliage Tour

The Fall Foliage Tour is held the third weekend in October each year.  This year's tour was October 19-20 and featured the southeastern 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.



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

September 1st - Labor Day

November 11th - Veterans Day