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 Monarch Help Us Collect Milkweed Seed Pods!

  Join the Statewide milkweed pod collection September 1st- Oct. 30th this year, and bring in common milkweed seed pods to a local participating SWCD office. Please view the following pdf documents for more details, including instructions, and a map of counties in the partnership. Wayne SWCD office will be a drop-off  seed pod station/partner in this effort! Office open M-F 8-4:30pm.  THANK- YOU! 

NEW - Nexus Pipeline Update : As of July 2016 a new proposed alternate route will impact western and southern parts of Wayne County... a much larger impact area...Details are still pending and our office will try to stay informed as best we can.
Please check the Landowner Assistance - Oil and Gas link for more information.

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Effective June 1st 2016 the Ag Plastic Recycling Program HAS ENDED! Please go to the Agricultural Services tab for more information.

Also the Deadline to apply for the Cover Crop program WAS June 15th. Thank- you for your particicpation! We will inform the applicants as soon as we know anything!


List of PAST AWARD WINNERS - Conservation Farm Award    &    Conservation Education Award

FAIR CONTEST WINNER! 2015 - Congrats to Cathy Broome of Jeromesville! She correcly guessed 293 foam butterflies in the jar at our contest at our building during the Wayne County Fair and won a $30 gift card to Bob Evans Restaurant. Our theme was based on Monarch butterflies and the importance of habitat and Milkweed! FMI on where to get milkweed, visit

Plat Book  2014 Plat Books on Sale $25 - available in our office.

Posted on YouTube...
Please watch and share these:

    Aerial Seeding of Cover Crops 2013 Link: http://youtu.be/_xqMcWStuvs

    Grassed Waterway Construction  Link: http://youtu.be/fLtmiYkwf4Y 

    Stream Crossving Video Link: http://youtu.be/Cd3Xr7-tDS8

More educational videos are being created and will be posted as they are finalized.
Be sure to check back or visit our YouTube account WayneSWCD to view them!

Finally!  Ag and Farm Plastic Recycling has come to Wayne County!
Please check the Agricultural Services Tab or Landowner Services Tab to get more information.