Latest Newsletter

Is published quarterly, and includes upcoming events, spring and fall fish sale, and tree seedling sale information. For online information on sales, see our SALES tab. If you are interested in being on the mailing/email list call us at 330-722-9322.

2024 Winter Newsletter

Press Releases

Announcements for Medina County SWCD are published in local newspapers, township newsletters, the Farm & Dairy, etc.. 

If you would like us to write articles or short conservation blurbs for a publication you own or contribute to, contact our office. We are always happy to expand the reach of conservation tips. 

Medina County Earth Day Festival

Earth Day is a great opportunity to get engaged in conservation efforts. This FREE family fun event includes food, activities, and entertainment. Medina SWCD participates every year. We hope to see you there.

Date & time: April 22, 10am-4pm
Location: Buffalo Creek Retreat, 8708 Hubbard Valley Rd, Seville
Website: Earth Day’s Facebook page

Medina County Fair

Medina’s 2023 County Fair is July 31- August 6. 

Stop by and visit our booth in the Agricultural Building #5 to learn about this year’s conservation efforts. Kids are welcome to test their conservation knowledge and skill at our Tic Tac Throw game. Get answers correct and match three cornhole bags in a row and win a prize. 

Displays

Banners and brochures are placed around the county in public buildings, Medina County Fair, Fall Foliage Tour and libraries.

If you would like an environmental display in your building, reach out to our Conservation Educator, Kellie Docherty, kdocherty@medinaco.org

Common topics include: protecting water, what is a watershed, fall and winter conservation practices, knowing soils, native plants, and more. 


Presentations for Community Groups

Various presentations can be scheduled that address soil and water conservation issues. Contact the office at 330-722-9322 to make arrangements. 

Common topics include: Backyard conservations practices like: rain barrels, rain gardens, and pollinator plots; How residents can protect water by slowing down stormwater and allowing it to soak in on site at a naturally slow rate; Improving habitat for wildlife diversity, and MORE. 

We can present atGarden clubs, Schools, Science Clubs, Scouting events, Local community groups, Citizen action groups, Rotary Clubs, Hunting Clubs, Farming Events, or for any interested group.

Groups are welcome to come tour our prairie, rain gardens, and pollinator plots. All are open to the public even after hours. If you would like a guided tour, reach out to our Conservation Educator, Kellie Docherty, kdocherty@medinaco.org

Youth Clubs and Organizations

Education is an important part of our work. Whether your youth organization is school related, a science club, a scouting group, or any other youth club, we can be a service. 

If you are a teacher: please look under our Education Tab for teacher and student programs. There you can find a more detailed list of school related programs and services we offer.