Resource & Sales

Tree and Shrub Seedling Program  

Look for  the 2018 seedling order form in early January

If you would like to be added to our mailing list for the 2018 seedling sale send us an e-mail or contact our office at (330)722-9322.

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Sale Items

The following products are available from our office:                        

Blue Bird Houses:  Cedar bird houses ($15.00 each)

Flags:  These flags are 21” long with a blue flag for easy spotting of your seedlings in yards and fields. ($2.00 for a packet of 10)

Soil Survey Books:  Indicates soil characteristics and contains mapping of soil information for Medina County ($20.00 if picked up at office and $25.00 if mailed

Rainwater and Land Development Manual:  Defines Ohio's standards and specifications for stormwater practices implemented during land development.  ($20.00 if picked up at our office and $25.00 if mailed)

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Additional Publications and Websites


Publications

Backyard Conservation Brochure and Fact Sheets
OSU Extension Fact Sheets
Agriculture and Natural Resource Web Sites via OSU Extension

Websites

Agriculture

Conservation Technology Information Center
U.S. Department of Agriculture

Backyard Conservation

Bird Watchers Digest
National Gardening Association

Conservation Education

Nonpoint Education for Municipal Officials (NEMO)

Development/Natural Resource Planning

Community Planning Program Website

Government offices

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
USACE Research and Development Center

USDA Forest Service (USFS)
U.S. Department of Interior (USDI)
USDI Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
USDI Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)
USDI Geological Survey (USGS)
U.S. Department of Transportation - Environmental Issues
U.S. DOT Wildlife Crossings
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)

Partnering Agencies

Medina County Department of Planning Services
Medina County Park District

Medina County Office of the Highway Engineer
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA)
ODA  Soil and Water Conservation
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS)

Water Quality

American Rivers
Center for Watershed Protection
Clean Water Network
National Institute for Water Resources

River Network
Save Our Streams (Izaak Walton League)

Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) - Water Quality Information

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Newsletters  
 

SWCD Newsletter

T.E.A.C.H. Newsletter

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Volunteer Opportunities


Currently we are looking for volunteers to assist with:

Big Tree Contest

Stream Clean-ups

Storm Drain Stenciling

Festivals and Events

Become an Earth Team Volunteer!

The job of conserving renewable natural resources cannot be done by government alone.  The collective talents and energies of private individuals and groups are vital.  Since 1981, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Medina County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD), has provided an opportunity for volunteers to use their talents and abilities on behalf of conservation.  These volunteers are known as the "Earth Team."  

Mission Statement:  It shall be the mission of the Earth Team to provide an effective volunteer workforce within the Natural Resources Conservation Service to help people conserve, improve, and sustain the Earth's resources and its environment.

General Information:  As a volunteer, you will receive no salary or wages from NRCS or the Medina SWCD; however, NRCS can pay for incidental expenses you may incur as you give your time and talents to further the mission.  While you are not a federal or SWCD employee, you are protected from work-related tort claims or injuries.  

Qualifications:  NRCS Earth Team volunteers must be at least 14 years or older.  Volunteers do not have to be a citizen of the United States, but you should be a citizen of an allied country.  Many citizens  are eligible to serve as volunteers, as are employees of other federal agencies or departments. You will be asked to complete a brief application form and provide your Social Security Number..  

To Apply: If you are interested in becoming a Earth Team Volunteer, download an application form. 

Mail completed form to

Derrick Harmon

District Conservationist, USDA-NRCS

6090 Wedgewood Road

Medina, Ohio 44256

For assistance, contact Derrick by e-mail or phone at (330) 722-2628 ext. 110 .

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who to call for assistance?
 
Do you have a problem, question or concern and you would like to contact an appropriate entity for assistance?

Click on one of the following for a contact name, phone number and/or address:

Environmental Contacts in Northeast Ohio  
Further Assistance in Medina County

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