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To promote the wise use of our natural resources in order to enhance the environment and quality of life for the people of Paulding County.

Technical Programs

Education & Outreach

Black Swamp Nature Center

Ditch Maintenance

Soil. Water. Conservation. 

Paulding Soil and Water Conservation District works hard to help farmers implement conservation practices that conserve top soil and keep nutrients in place through Best Management Practices. This helps to keep nutrients and other resources where they are needed, in the soil, and out of waterways.

Classroom visits, field days and programming help to create an understanding and a connection to the natural environment so that as children grow, they will appreciate and conserve these precious resources.

News & Updates

Welcome new staff

Welcome new staff

Paulding SWCD would like to welcome new employees Nick McClain and Brook Siefker. New District Technician, Nick, is a graduate of Wayne Trace High School and lives in the Antwerp community. His responsibilities will include flying the SWCD drone, managing drainage...

Accepting Resumes until 2/2/24!

Accepting Resumes until 2/2/24!

Paulding SWCD is now accepting resumes for two open jobs. Both positions are full time - 40 hours per week. If you are interested in working in the field of conservation and helping agricultural producers and land owners implement conservation practices in our area,...

2024 Tree Seedling sale

2024 Tree Seedling sale

The 2024 tree seedling sale is going on now. Trees have been carefully selected to do well in our zone and general soil type. We always recommend doing your own research on what tree is best suited for the desired outcome. Availability of tree seedlings is limited and...

SWCD Board Election Notice

SWCD Board Election Notice

The Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Commission will cause an election of Supervisors of the Paulding Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) to be held in accordance with Chapter 940 of the Ohio Revised Code. Individuals who own or occupy land within the Paulding...

SWCD Annual Meeting Open House

SWCD Annual Meeting Open House

Paulding SWCD Annual Meeting will be held in open house format on Thursday, November 30th from 11:00AM- 1:00PM at the McDonald Pike Office building, 451 McDonald Pike, Paulding. Pick up a copy of our 2023 Annual Report, vote for the SWCD Board of Supervisors, and stay...

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