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The Joint Board of Supervisors of Paulding and Defiance Soil and Water Conservation Districts, in accordance with Section ORC 1515.184 will conduct a PUBLIC HEARING for the purpose of hearing any public comment regarding the Rosedale Road Ditch Project along Rosedale Road in Hicksville Township, Defiance County, Ohio. The project also benefits drainage in Carryall Township, Paulding County, Ohio. The HEARING will be held Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 5:30pm at the Youth Leadership Building, 503 Fairground Drive, Paulding, Ohio. You are invited and encouraged to attend this meeting and express your views on the proposed project. If you are unable to attend this hearing, we would still like to hear your comments. Written comments may be sent to the Paulding Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD), 503 Fairground Drive, Paulding, Ohio or email to The phone number for the office is 419-399-4771.

Gary Derck, Chairman

Paulding and Defiance Joint Board of Supervisors


It's that time again......

There are still trees left!  Place your order today before it's too late!

Click HERE for an order form.

(419) 399-4771


Planting the Right Trees to Meet Your Needs

Trees are a vital part of our community and wildlife in Paulding County. Trees can provide you with shade, a serene atmosphere, provide natural cover for vital wildlife, as well as increase your property value. According to the USDA Forest Service, “Healthy, mature trees add an average of 10 percent to a property’s value.” Planting trees are a true investment in not only our environment, but your property for the future. The Paulding Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is holding their Annual Tree Seedling Event now through March 1, 2015. This year the event will offer over 20 different varieties of trees to meet your needs. The Paulding SWCD is able to work one on one with landowners to help determine the trees that best fit for your own unique soil types based on the location of the property.  We invite you to visit the Paulding SWCD office to acquire more information about the many different trees available and to determine what trees can meet your needs. As an Ohioan, show your true spirit for the Ohio State Buckeyes by capitalizing in our feature tree, “The Ohio Buckeye.”  If you would like an order form please stop into the Paulding SWCD office located in the Extension Building at the fairgrounds, contact us at 419-399-4771 or visit our website at or “Like Us” on Facebook at Paulding Soil and Water Conservation District. We look forward to working with you to help with your tree planting needs.

By Staci Miller

Paulding SWCD, Education Specialist


Click HERE to find out about the latest programs and cost sharing available through Paulding SWCD!

Hey Kids!  Staci has a great announcement!

We are a proud supporter of this year's Kids' Outdoor Science Camp!
"Camp Underground" will be held June 3-6, 2015 at 4-H Camp Palmer, Fayette, OH

This is Ohio's largest and oldest residential camp for youth focusing on our outdoor environment.

This event is just for youth having completed grades 3 thru 8.  Deadline to register is May 15th.

The kids will get a chance to explore all of the following and so much more:
Shooting Sports

Click HERE for a brochure/registration!

**Board Meeting Schedule**

April 8, 2015
May 13, 2015
June 10, 2015
Meetings are subject to change.
Meetings are held the second Wednesday of the month at the OSU Extension Building.  

How did we measure up in 2014?

113 School/Adult Presentations Given with a Total Attendance over 2700!
Over 50 Articles placed in local and surrounding newspapers
 75+ Rentals of the Black Swamp Nature Center
30+ Rentals of Equipment

To Top It Off.......Our new Technician dove right into projects!

Black Swamp Park Paving Project Funds 100% Raised and Project Completed.
Next step, the Black Swamp Nature Center Building Parking Area!

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