What's Going On Now April
9th - Board Meeting 8:00 p.m.
11th - Tree Pick Up (tentative)
7th - Area 3 Envirothon
14th - Board Meeting 8:00 p.m.
15th - AEP Earth Day Celebration
18th - Rain Barrel Workshop
9-10 - State Envirothon
11th - Board Meeting 8:00 p.m.
13th - Cover Crop Walk
25th - Pasture Walk
January - March
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
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
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 http://www.coshoctoncountyfair.org
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
Supervisor 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
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.
Forestry Field Day and Workshops
Pasture Walks / Grazing Field Days
See "Field Days & Workshops" Tab at Top of Page
Coshocton SWCD Monthly Board Meetings
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.