Soil and Water Conservation District
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Who Are We?
A legally organized subdivision of the state of Ohio located within the same boundaries as Shelby County, Ohio.
An organization responsible for the promotion of the conservation and development of natural resources within Shelby County with special emphasis on soil and water, and for providing assistance to landowners with the planning and application of conservation practices on their land.
An organization that receives funding from the State of Ohio through the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Soil & Water Conservation, and from the Shelby County Commissioners.
Providing Leadership, Education, and Technical Assistance In Natural Resource Conservation
To The Citizens of Shelby County.
The Shelby Soil and Water Conservation District was formed in 1946 by a group of private landowners who were interested in conserving our natural resources. These early conservationists started the district and formed the first board of supervisors.
Staff & Board
The District has continued a tradition of locally led conservation for more than 60 years through its Board of Supervisors and Staff.
Elected Board Supervisors
William Maxson, John Lenhart, Tom Seger, John Geise, Leonard Albers
Jason Bruns, District Administrator
Ryan Evers, Technician
Justin Wagner, NRCS Resource Conservationist
Jason Jones, Pheasants Forever Farm Bill Biologists
Erika Kemper, NRCS District Conservationist
Lynda Adams, Education Coordinator
Dave Heilers, Technician