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Our Mission

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

Fishing Derby registration form!

Day on The Wildside - click HERE for the registration form

Lau Ditch - Improvement project construction will begin on Tuesday, July 8th!

Visit the Lake Erie CWMA to learn about our invasive control program. Click here.

What can you do to “Keep Lake Erie Clean”?  If you are a farmer or landowner the Ottawa Soil and Water Conservation District and Natural Resources Conservation Service will pay you to establish 20’ FILTER STRIPS along your land next to ditches.  Call 419-898-1595 to see if you qualify for this great cost-share program.


Quick Jumps!

Contractors List

Ottawa SWCD Strategic Plan 2008  (2.8 mb)

Our Partners in Conservation

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 / CWMA Coordinator

Jason Laubacher    District Technician


Ottawa SWCD Board of Supervisors

Chairman       Michael Harder          Salem Twp.

Vice Chair     Rich Thorbahn, Jr.     Carroll Twp.

Fiscal            Tom Riedeman           Clay Twp.

Secretary       Roland Sandrock         Allen Twp.

Member        Jerry Whipple             Benton 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.
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Last modified: 07/07/14