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Richland SWCD Celebrates Achievements; Elects New Board Supervisors

27 Nov , 2020  

Special to 1812Blockhouse

Conservation was celebrated in Richland County at the Richland Soil and Water Conservation District (Richland SWCD) Annual Celebration held earlier this month. The Celebration may be viewed on the Richland SWCD Facebook page at

The results from the Board Supervisor election were announced. Brian Alt was re-elected to a three-year term and Robert McConkie, Jr was elected to his first term. Both terms begin January 1, 2021 They will join other Board Supervisors Fred Cooke, Lanny Hopkins and David Krichbaum.

District Administrator, Erica Thomas, shared 2020 accomplishments and some plans for 2021: More…


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Local Teen Named Founding Member Of Conservation Advisory Council

4 Jul , 2019  

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has announced that 31 students representing 20 counties were selected to serve as founding members of the Conservation Teen Advisory Council (ConTAC) for the upcoming school year. ConTAC will serve as the voice of Ohio’s youth to ODNR and help expand the reach, impact and quality of the agency’s youth initiatives.

One of those founding members is from Richland County. More…

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Annual Earth Stewardship Celebration Set

19 Mar , 2019  

The Earth Stewardship Steering Committee is pleased to announce the kick-off of the 23rd Annual Earth Stewardship Celebration, joining citizens across the State of Ohio and the United States in celebrating the Great American Cleanup. More…