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  1. Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/groups/hamilton-county-soil-and-water-conservation-district

    County Soil & Water Conservation District is a legal subdivision of the State of Ohio responsible for ... the conservation of natural resources within Hamilton County, Ohio. We have a special emphasis on soil ...

  2. Conservation Easements

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models/conservation-easements

    environmental outcomes on the land. An agricultural easement is a specific type of conservation easement.  It is ... conservation outcomes, it likely encourages continued agricultural use of the land.  An agricultural easement ... the farmer to continue using the land for agriculture. For additional discussion see OSU Extension ...

  3. Support us and our community service!

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/program-areas/master-gardener-volunteers/support-us

    We educate Hamilton County gardeners through our Horticulture Helpline, our website, and through ... assist in community gardens and school gardens. We teach youth and adults about starting gardens, growing ... food, gardening with woody plants and perennials, designing gardens, and gardening sustainably. ...

  4. Managing Nutrients in Agricultural Watersheds

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/watershed-management/managing-nutrients-agricultural-watersheds

    Nutrient runoff from agricultural watersheds presents a challenge for watershed managers as well ... (SENR), will discuss the Phosphorus Risk Index, a field-based planning tool that integrates soil ... properties, hydrology and agricultural management practices to assess the risk of phosphorus movement from ...

  5. Lead

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1520

    GENERAL INFORMATION Lead is a toxic metal that was used for many years in products found in and ... around homes. Even at low levels, lead may cause a range of health effects including behavioral problems ... the brain is developing. The primary source of lead exposure for most children is lead-based paint in ...

  6. 2017 Tri-State Green Industry Conference

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/events/2017-tri-state-green-industry-conference

    the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. It features a variety of high quality education and training ... for professionals in the areas of Annuals & Perennials, Garden Center & Greenhouse Innovation, ...

  7. Stream Morphology

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/stream-systems/stream-morphology

    Engineer with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Soil and Water Resources explains the ...

  8. Hamilton County is Now Accepting Applications for the 2016 Master Gardener Volunteer Training Class

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/hamilton-county-now-accepting-applications-2016-master-gardener-volunteer-training-class

    OSU Extension, Hamilton County is now accepting applications for their 201 6 Master Gardener ... Volunteer Training Class.  The Master Gardener Volunteer Program provides intensive training in horticulture ... to interested gardeners who then volunteer their time assisting with educational programs and ...

  9. Innovation Station Summer Enrichment Program

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/innovation-station-summer-enrichment-program

    innovative agricultural activities. It also provides fun and educational venues connecting youth with natural ... resources, healthy eating options, physical activity through STEM play, gardening activities, the importance ...

  10. Stream Buffers

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models/basic-stream-and-watershed-ecology-lesson-plans/stream-buffers

    removal of pollution from runoff). Advantages of this practice According the Franklin Soil and Water ... the trees and vegetation along the stream bank helps to anchor the soil, and filter pollutants. Native ... to do a little more you can begin by removing the existing sod/turf, till and amend the soil, and ...

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