Toussaint Creek

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Our Mission

To assist, promote and educate our community in soil and water conservation.


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Search "Ottawa Soil and Water Conservation District"


Marina Owners and Managers - Ohio Clean Marina program  INFO HERE  

Ottawa SWCD is partnering with the ODNR Office of Coastal Management to provide this training.


Pheasants Forever Banquet

March 14th at Camp Perry Clubhouse.

Annual Membership Letter.pdf                Banquet Registration form.pdf

2015 Gun Listing.pdf                                  2015 Sponsor Letter.pdf

2015 Donation Letter.pdf            


Annual Tree Sale - order our trees now!  Click HERE


Spring Fish Sale - get ready to restock our pond!  Click HERE


Toussaint Creek petition project    (click for more information)

The legal hearing will be held on March 24th at 9:30 am at the Wood County Junior Fair Building.  If you can not         attend, please send a letter of support or letter of your opposition to the Ottawa SWCD, 240 W. Lake St., Oak Harbor, Ohio 43449.


What can you do to “Keep Lake Erie Clean”?  

4R Nutrient Management (Soil Fertility management - Right Rate, Right Source, Right Time, Right Place


Cover Crops - Cover crops have many benefits.  

            Erosion control, soil health, additional nutrients. Farmers and gardeners can all make a difference.

Water Control Structures - control the amount of water that leaves your farm.  

            Adjust the field drainage throughout the growing season depending upon the needs of the crop.


Portage River grants for cover crops and water control structures

The District has receive several grants for landowners/farmers to apply cover crops, VRT and water control structures.  Contact the office for details!


Lake Erie CWMA   

Visit the Lake Erie Cooperative Weed Management Area to learn about our invasive control program.


Ottawa SWCD Staff

Mike Gargac        District Technician / Ditch Maintenance

Mike Libben        District Program Administrator / District Technician

Joe Uhinck         Wildlife Specialist

Becky Simpson     Education Specialist / Fiscal Manager

Jarred Molesky   District Technician

Jason Laubacher    District Technician


Ottawa SWCD Board of Supervisors

Chairman       Thomas Riedeman     Clay Twp.

Vice Chair     Rich Thorbahn, Jr.       Carroll Twp.

Fiscal             Connie Sandwisch       Harris Twp.

Secretary       Todd Hecht                   Carroll Twp.

Member        Roland Sandrock           Allen Twp.

Natural Resources Conservation Service

Josh Gerwin        District Conservationist

Contact Information

(419) 898-1595
Postal address
240 W. Lake Street Oak Harbor, Ohio 43449
Farm Programs & General Information:
Education & Storm Water: Becky.
          Lake Erie CWMA :



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Last modified: 02/26/15