Helping People Help the Land

Crawford Soil & Water Conservation District

Our mission is to encourage and assist the people of Crawford County in making decisions for the wise use of our natural resources to provide a quality environment for all.

Upcoming Events:

Pond Clinic:

Thursday, June 20th – 5:15-7:45 PM

Johns Pond – 2699 Carey Rd Bloomville


5:15-5:30 – Light meal provided by Lykens Country Crew 4-H Club

5:30-5:45- Pond Construction, SWCD Staff

5:45-6:15 – Nuisance Wildlife, Natahan Cass, Crawford County Wildlife Officer 

6:15-7:15 – Pond Weed Identification, How to Control Them, Existing Pond Issues and Concerns, Eugene Braig, Director of Aquatic Ecosystems, OSU

7:15-7:45 Q and A with Speakers 

Pond Clinic Flyer  

Neighbor to Neighbor Conservation Series :

Growing Apples and Strawberries 

Thursday, June 27th – 6:00-8:00 PM

The Pickwick Place, 1875 N. Sandusky Ave, Bucyrus 

Guest speaker, Ethan Stuckey will lead us through tree pruning techniques, tree care and maintenance, and common problems on apple trees. We will then view a strawberry renovation demonstration and look at first year strawberry growth.  

Raspberries, Corn, Rhubarb, and Asparagus Oh My!

Thursday, July 25th – 6:00-8:00 PM

4031 State Route 19, Bucyrus 

Guest speaker, Ethan Stuckey will cover raspberry harvest and trellis design. We will walk thru and discuss modern white sweet corn varieties and end the evening with end of summer car for asparagus and rhubarb to promote a better harvest in the spring. 

Neighbor to Neighbor

Crawford SWCD Photo Contest

Send us your best phots of Crawford Counties agriculture, nature, or 2024 photo contest featured theme: trees! 

  • This contest is open to youth and adults.
  • Each photographer can submit 2 photos per category for a total of 6 photos.
  • Photos must be taken in Crawford County, Ohio
  • Entry implies consent for SWCD use of photo.
  • A full list of guidelines can be found at on this PDF:  Photo Contest
  • Entries should be emailed to:

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