DUE TO LACK OF A QUORUM THE Union SWCD Board of Supervisors Meeting, October 10, 2019, 7:00 p.m WAS CANCELLED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE
Union County Pheasants Forever Outdoor Skills Day, October 12, 2019, 9 am - noon, 1 Ross Lane, Richwood, Ohio
Union County Pheasants Forever Annual Youth Hunt and New Adult Mentor Hunt, October 19-20, 2019 (Contact Union Co PF via their Facebook page for details on how to register)
74th Annual Meeting Highlights
The Union Soil and Water Conservation District held its 74th Annual Meeting on Wednesday, August 14, at the Der Dutchman Restaurant in Plain City. An election of supervisors was held to start off the evening, and the candidates starting a new term on January 1, 2020, will be Andy Clarridge and Cheryl Trivisonno. Clarridge is currently serving his 3rd term on the USWCD board, and Trivisonno will be a new board member replacing retiring supervisor Bill Conklin
John T. Carl was presented the Wildlife Award by Wildlife Officer Josh Shields for his 40 years of dedication to Hunter’s Education in Union County Ohio.
Lucas and Lyndsay Braun were recognized as the 2019 Union SWCD Cooperator of the Year. The Union Soil & Water Conservation District annually spotlights one Union County Cooperator for their outstanding contributions in advancing conservation locally. The Braun’s used the Conservation Reserve Program to assist with the installation of a wetland and implementation of a wildlife focused conversion of old farm fields to native friendly habitat.
USWCD Board Chairman Rick Weigand recognized Bill Conklin for his twenty-one years of service (January 1999 - December 31, 2019) and his contributions to Union SWCD and Union County. And Steve Robinson for his thirty plus years of service not only locally with the district but also nationally where he’s served as NACD President and is current serving as the NCF president.
Attendees enjoyed hearing Katie Coon’s presentation on her trip to Iceland.
Image below left to right Cheryl Trivisonno and Andy Clarridge
Mark Watkins presenting Lyndsay Braun with the Cooperator of the Year Sign
Pictured below left to right Sue Carl, John Carl and Josh Shields
Following is the 2019 meeting schedule for the Union Soil and Water Conservation District’s regular monthly meetings. Each meeting is held on the second Thursday of the month, with the exception of August, at the Union County Ag Center’s Conservation Meeting Room located at 18000 State Route 4, Marysville, Ohio. Meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. April through October and at 6:00 p.m. November through March.
On occasion a conflict may arise with a meeting date, time or location so we recommend calling the office to confirm prior to attending a meeting.
*January 10, 2019 @ 6:00 p.m. *February 14, 2019 @ 6:00 p.m. *March 14, 2019 @ 6:00 p.m.
*April 11, 2019 @ 7:00 p.m. *May 9, 2019 @ 7:00 p.m. *June 13, 2019 @ 7:00 p.m.
*July 11, 2019 @ 7:00 p.m. *August 22, 2019 @ 7:00 p.m. September 12, 2019 @ 7:00 p.m.
October 10, 2019 @ 7:00 p.m. November 14, 2019 @ 6:00 p.m. December 12, 2019 @ 6:00 p.m.
*Annual Meeting - August 14, 2019 at the Der Dutchman, Plain City, OH @ 6:30 p.m.
For additional information or if you would like notice of board meeting date, location, etc. changes please contact the district office at (937) 642-5871 ext. 3 or email
The Union Soil and Water Conservation District and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibit discrimination in their programs on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs and marital or familial status.